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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Participants dietary habits and associated caries experience

N (%) DMF
Mean (SD)
How many times a day do you consume sugary foods and drinks?
Once/day 61 (24.8) 2.2 (1.7)
Twice/day 48 (19.5) 2.3 (1.7)
Three times or more/day 54 (22.0) 2.7 (1.8)
Sometimes 83 (33.7) 2.3 (1.7)
How many times of them in between meals?
Never 45 (18.3) 1.9 (1.9)a
Once/day 132 (53.7) 2.3 (1.6)
Twice/day 45 (18.3) 2.5 (1.6)
Three times or more/day 24 (9.8) 3.5 (1.6)

DMFT: Decayed, Missing and Filled Teeth index, N: number, (%): percentage, SD: standard deviation.

ap<0.05, obtained from chi-square test.

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