Skip to main content

Table 1 The oral indexes of different gender and source of students

From: Oral health survey and oral health questionnaire for high school students in Tibet, China

  Male Female Students from rural areas Students from urban areas Average
Mean DMFT 0.79 1.12 0.39 1.48* 0.97
Caries prevalence rate (%) 34.49 44.42 16.16 64.00* 39.96
Detection rate of gingivitis (%) 61.90 58.72 63. 24 56. 13 59.50
Detection rate of dental calculus (%) 63.34 61.02 64. 22 60. 51 62.64
OHI-S 0.78 0.63 0.70 0.66 0.69
DI-S 0.41 0.33 0.35 0.38 0.36
CI-S 0.37 0.30 0.35 0.28 0.33
CFI 0.23 0.35 0.42 0.15* 0.29
Prevalence rate of dental fluorosis (%) 6.18 9.72 11.86 5.34* 8.13
  1. *P < 0.05, the significant difference was between students from rural areas and those from urban areas.