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Table 1 Baseline caries experience on occlusal surfaces of permanent first molars per study group (n=1016)

From: Caries preventive efficacy of silver diammine fluoride (SDF) and ART sealants in a school-based daily fluoride toothbrushing program in the Philippines

All 8 schools
  Children N Age (sd) Surfaces N %
    Total Missing Sound D3 caries
Non-treated 427 6.7 (0.7) 1708 181 10.6% 1257 73.6% 270 15.8%
SDF treated 288 6.7 (0.7) 1152 142 12.3% 881 76.5% 129 11.2%
Sealants 301 6.7 (0.7) 1204 110 9.1% 951 79.0% 143 11.9%
Total 1016 6.7 (0.7) 4064 433 10.7% 3089 76.0% 542 13.3%