Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 2 Frequency distribution of oral conditions by age groups

From: Common oral conditions and correlates: an oral health survey in Kwara State Nigeria

Oral condition n = 50 5–6 years (%) n = 50 12 years (%) n = 50 35–44 years N = 150 Total (%) p value
Plaque 39 (78.0) 43 (86.0) 18 (36.0) 100 (66.0) 0.0001
Calculus 34 (68.0) 43 (86.0) 22 (44.0) 99 (66.0) 0.0001
Gingivitis 11 (22.0) 23 (46.0) 11 (22.0) 45 (30.0) 0.0100
Enamel wear 6 (12.0) 4 (8.0) 13 (26.0) 23 (15.0) 0.0320
Decayed teeth 7 (14.0) 2 (4.0) 11 (22.0) 20 (13.0) 0.2690
Trauma 2 (4.0) 2 (4.0) 4 (6.0) 8 (5.0) Not valid
Periodontitis 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 3 (6.0) 3 (2.0) Not valid
Unclassified swelling 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (4.0) 2 (1.0) Not valid