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Table 3 Dental cases of primary school children aged 6–15 years, at Bahir Dar city, 2014

From: Dental caries and associated factors among primary school children in Bahir Dar city: a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency Percent
Tooth decay/dental caries (any type) (n = 147)   
   Yes 32 21.8
   No 115 78.2
Type of tooth decayed (n = 32)   
   Decay of primary tooth 24 75
   Decay of permanent tooth 8 25
Number of primary teeth decay (n = 32)   
   1 tooth 12 50
   2 teeth 6 25
   3 teeth 5 20.8
   4 teeth 1 4.2
Type of missed teeth (n = 7)   
   Primary 5 71.4
   Permanent 2 28.6
Tooth ache (n = 147)   
   Yes 40 27.2
   No 107 72.8
White spot lesions (n = 147)   
   Yes 12 8.2
   No 135 91.8
Plaque accumulation (n = 147)   
   Yes 99 67.3
   No 48 32.7
Health institution / Dental visit (n = 147)   
   Yes 9 6.1
   No 138 93.9