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Table 3

Difference of Dental Caries Status according to Obesity in Female

VariableNormal group (n=13)Obese group (n=27)p-valuea
Decayed teeth0.0 (0.0∼2.0)0.0 (0.0∼3.0)0.167
Missing teeth0.0 (0.0∼2.0)0.0 (0.0∼0.0)0.003
Filled teeth7.0 (0.0∼11.0)5.0 (0.0∼12.0)0.113
DMFT8.0 (0.0∼12.0)6.0 (0.0∼12.0)0.071
Decayed surfaces0.0 (0.0∼2.0)0.0 (0.0∼5.0)0.167
Missing surfaces0.0 (0.0∼10.0)0.0 (0.0∼0.0)0.003
Filled surfaces14.0 (0.0∼47.0)7.0 (0.0∼31.0)0.072
DMFS15.0 (0.0∼57.0)7.0 (0.0∼32.0)0.046

Values are presented as median (minimum∼maximum).

DMFT: decayed-missing-filled teeth, DMFS: decayed-missing- filled surfaces.

aMann–Whitney U-test.

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