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ISSN: 2637-6636

Interventions in Pediatric Dentistry: Open Access Journal

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Primary and Permanent Dental Caries: Having Differences between Gender?

Volume 1 - Issue 5

Syed Adnan Ali1*, Nazeer Khan2 and Mudassir Uddin1

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    • 1Department of Statistics, University of Karachi, Pakistan
    • 2Department of Biostatistics, Jinnah Sind Medical University, Pakistan

    *Corresponding author: Syed Adnan Ali, Department of Statistics, University of Karachi, Pakistan

Received: May 12, 2018;   Published: May 29, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/IPDOAJ.2018.01.000122

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Abstract

Dental caries or breakdown of teeth is one of the frequent health problems from chronic disease among children and adults. Several studies showed a higher burden of this disease in their population, statistics showed 51% Pakistani population getting effected with this disease, increased in body mass index, poor oral hygiene and sugar consuming at higher level are the common risk factors of this problem, our aim of study was to provide an estimated of primary and permanent decayed, filled and missing teeth among school going children of sind and KPK province of Pakistan and comparison of these two estimates between boys and girls, for this purpose secondary data of 3358 children was used and stata software gives the results of studied samples, this study concludes that in sind and KPK primary caries were significantly higher as compare to permanent caries and gender gives significant on dental caries.

Keywords: Dental Caries; Primary; Permanent; Gender

Abbrevations: BMI: Body Mass Index; DMFT: Decayed, Missing, Filled Permanent Teeth; DMFT: Decayed, Missing, Filled Primary Teeth; KPK: Kyber Pakhtunkhwa

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