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Table 1 The PI and GI means in the sample children according to their distribution as to the localities and the statistical study for these means in relationship to this distribution

From: The gingival health status of 8–12 year-old children in Damascus city in Syria during the Syrian Crisis: a cross-sectional epidemiological oral health survey

Sector Children’s count PI means P-value* for the PI GI means P-value* for the GI
Zahera and Midan 194 1.588 ± 0.668 0.000 1.353 ± 0.573 0.000
Old city 155 1.374 ± 0.573 1.201 ± 0.506
Al-Mazzeh 159 1.542 ± 0.610 1.217 ± 0.486
Al-Muhajirin 150 1.393 ± 0.667 1.143 ± 0.675
Dummar 197 1.477 ± 0.499 1.073 ± 0.314
Kafarsoseh 150 1.271 ± 0.486 0.964 ± 0.370
Barzeh 153 1.332 ± 0.521 1.013 ± 0.337
Kossor and Kassaa 191 1.218 ± 0.522 1.037 ± 0.384
Malki 151 1.326 ± 0.483 1.055 ± 0.225
Total 1500 1.396 ± 0.575 1.121 ± 0.463
  1. * ANOVA
  2. Statistically Significant values are in italic