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Table 6 Difference in percentage for molars being decayed, missing or filled as compared to premolars and anterior teeth.

From: Oral health status of adults in Southern Vietnam - a cross-sectional epidemiological study

Comparison Mean difference 95% Confidence Interval P value
Upper jaw    
   Drel    
   Molars - premolars 4.6 3.8 - 5.4 < 0.001
   Molars - anterior teeth 4.5 3.6 - 5.3 < 0.001
   Mrel    
   Molars - premolars 1.5 1.4 - 1.6 < 0.001
   Molars - anterior teeth 1.5 1.4 - 1.6 < 0.001
   Frel    
   Molars - premolars 0.5 0.3 - 0.8 < 0.001
   Molars - anterior teeth 0.3 0.0 - 0.5 0.06
Lower jaw    
   Drel    
   Molars - premolars 9.1 8.3 - 10 < 0.001
   Molars - anterior teeth 11.6 10.8 - 12.5 < 0.001
   Mrel    
   Molars - premolars 2.8 2.7 - 2.9 < 0.001
   Molars - anterior teeth 3.3 3.2 - 3.4 < 0.001
   Frel    
   Molars - premolars 1.6 1.3 - 1.9 < 0.001
   Molars - anterior teeth 2.1 1.9 - 2.5 < 0.001