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Table 4

Partial Correlation between Obesity Related Index and Dental Caries Index Adjusting Dental Plaque Index

VariableDMFTBMIBFMPBFWHRProteinMineralBody fatBody water
DMFT10.0160.0190.0600.094−0.007−0.0050.0220.026
DMFS0.799*−0.0230.1240.1570.033−0.070−0.0670.061−0.043

DMFT: decayed-missing-filled teeth, DMFS: decayed-missing-filled surfaces, BMI: body mass index, BFM: body fat mass, PBF: percentage body fat, WHR: waist hip ratio.

*p<0.05.

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