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Table 1 Oral health status of subjects by grade and gender

From: Taste hyposensitivity in Japanese schoolchildren

Grade Variables Category Total   Boys   Girls   P-value
n % n % n %  
  DT+dt 0 64 57.7 30 51.7 34 64.2 n.s.
1+ 47 42.3 28 48.3 19 35.8  
  FT+ft 0 44 39.6 20 34.5 24 45.3 n.s.
1+ 67 60.4 38 65.5 29 54.7  
  Plaque score 0 56 50.5 29 50.0 27 50.9 n.s.
1+ 55 49.5 29 50.0 26 49.1  
1st-3rd Gingivitis 0 79 71.2 43 74.1 36 67.0 n.s
1+ 32 28.8 15 25.9 17 32.1  
  Area of tongue coating 0,1 53 47.7 31 53.4 22 41.5 n.s
  2+ 58 52.3 27 41.5 31 53.4  
  Thickness of tongue coating 0,1 67 60.4 41 70.7 26 49.1 0.032
2+ 44 39.6 17 29.3 27 50.9  
  DT+dt 0 104 82.5 51 81.0 53 84.1 n.s
1+ 22 17.5 12 19.0 10 15.9  
  FT+ft 0 45 35.7 22 34.9 23 36.5 n.s
1+ 81 64.3 41 65.1 40 63.5  
  Plaque score 0 57 45.2 25 39.7 32 50.8 n.s
1+ 69 54.8 38 60.3 31 49.2  
4th-6th Gingivitis 0 66 52.4 27 42.9 39 61.9 0.049
1+ 60 47.6 36 57.1 24 38.1  
  Area of tongue coating 0,1 41 46.0 47 31.7 21 33.3 n.s
2+ 85 54.0 13 68.3 42 66.7  
  Thickness of tongue coating 0,1 58 46.0 17 42.9 31 49.2 n.s
2+ 68 54.0 43 57.1 32 50.8  
  DT + dt 0 81 72.3 47 78.3 34 65.4 n.s
1+ 31 27.7 13 21.7 18 34.6  
  FT + ft 0 42 37.5 17 28.3 25 48.1 n.s
   1+ 70 62.5 43 71.7 27 51.9  
7th-9th Plaque score 0 23 20.5 11 18.3 12 23.1 n.s
  1+ 89 79.5 49 81.7 40 76.1  
  Gingivitis 0 43 38.4 21 35.0 22 42.3 n.s
1+ 69 61.6 39 65.0 30 57.7  
Area of tongue coating 0,1 68 60.7 35 58.3 33 63.5 n.s
2+ 44 39.3 25 41.7 19 36.5  
  Thickness of tongue coating 0,1 84 75.0 44 73.3 40 76.9 n.s
2+ 28 25.0 16 26.7 12 23.1