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Table 3 The percent (%) prevalence, mean and standard errors (SE) for dental caries experience by demographic, dysplasia, and tooth loss status for study participants: Linzhou, People's Republic of China, 2002.

From: Using NHANES oral health examination protocols as part of an esophageal cancer screening study conducted in a high-risk region of China

Characteristic Sound Teeth
mean (SE)
DMFT Score
mean (SE)
DFT Score
mean (SE)
DMFS Score
mean (SE)
DFS Score
mean (SE)
DS/DFS
(%) (SE)
Root Caries
(%) (SE)
Age        
   56–67 years old 17.2 (0.5)* 9.8 (0.5)* 2.9 (0.3)* 42.8 (2.3)* 10.3 (1.0)* 94.9 (1.5) 49.2 (3.4)
   40–55 years oldR 20.3 (0.3) 7.0 (0.4) 2.3 (0.1) 30.2 (1.4) 7.8 (0.5) 92.7 (1.4) 47.1 (2.6)
Gender        
   Women 18.6 (0.4)* 8.6 (0.4)* 2.8 (0.2)* 37.0 (1.7)* 9.7 (0.7)* 94.1 (1.2) 50.5 (2.7)
   MenR 19.9 (0.4) 7.2 (0.4) 2.1 (0.2) 32.0 (1.8) 7.5 (0.7) 92.7 (1.8) 44.8 (3.0)
Village        
   Jingwan 17.6 (0.7)* 9.4 (0.7)* 2.5 (0.3) 41.7 (3.0)* 8.9 (1.1) 91.8 (2.7) 40.3 (4.5)
   Xifeng 19.1 (0.4) 8.0 (0.4) 2.5 (0.2) 34.5 (1.8) 8.5 (0.7) 96.0 (1.1)* 54.9 (3.0)*
   Fentou R 20.2 (0.5) 7.1 (0.4) 2.5 (0.2) 30.9 (2.0) 8.7 (0.9) 91.1 (2.2) 42.9 (3.4)
Education        
   Did not complete Primary 18.0 (0.5)* 9.1 (0.5)* 2.8 (0.2)* 39.8 (2.1)* 10.0 (0.8)* 93.5 (1.6) 54.5 (3.2)*
   Completed Primary SchoolR 20.0 (0.4) 7.2 (0.4) 2.3 (0.2) 31.3 (1.5) 7.9 (0.6) 93.7 (1.6) 43.4 (2.6)
Smoking        
   Has smoked cigarettes 19.5 (0.6) 7.4 (0.5) 2.0 (0.2)* 32.6 (2.4) 7.0 (0.8)* 91.0 (2.5) 44.7 (3.9)
   Never smoked cigarettesR 19.0 (0.3) 8.2 (0.3) 2.7 (0.2) 35.5 (1.5) 9.3 (0.6) 94.4 (1.1) 49.1 (2.4)
Family history of any cancer        
   Yes 19.1 (0.4) 8.0 (0.4) 2.3 (0.2) 34.6 (1.9) 7.6 (0.6)* 92.4 (1.6) 41.2 (3.0)*
   NoR 19.2 (0.4) 8.0 (0.4) 2.7 (0.2) 34.8 (1.7) 9.6 (0.7) 94.5 (1.3) 53.4 (2.8)
Had any dysplasia        
   Yes 18.5 (0.5) 8.7 (0.5)* 2.3 (0.2) 37.8 (2.3) 9.2 (0.7) 93.2 (1.9) 50.0 (3.6)
   NoR 19.5 (0.4) 7.7 (0.3) 2.6 (0.2) 33.3 (1.5) 7.9 (0.7) 93.8 (1.2) 47.0 (2.5)
Missing teeth category        
   (Q1) 12–31 teeth 9.1 (0.4)* 17.4 (0.5)* 1.9 (0.2) 78.5 (2.2)* 6.2 (0.8) 89.8 (3.1) 44.3 (3.8)
   (Q2) 7–11 teeth 17.4 (0.3)* 9.5 (0.3)* 3.6 (0.3)* 41.2 (1.4)* 12.8 (1.1)* 93.6 (1.8) 56.7 (3.8)*
   (Q3) 4–6 teeth 22.5 (0.3)* 5.0 (0.3)* 2.6 (0.2)* 20.4 (1.2)* 9.1 (0.9)* 95.6 (1.7) 48.3 (4.1)
   (Q4) 0–3 teethR 25.3 (0.2) 2.4 (0.2) 1.8 (0.2) 9.0 (0.9) 6.2 (0.8) 94.1 (2.1) 44.3 (3.8)
Total 19.2 (0.3) 8.0 (0.3) 2.5 (0.1) 34.7 (1.2) 8.7 (0.5) 93.6 (1.0) 47.9 (2.0)
  1. Data Source: CSS2
  2. N = 579
  3. Notes:
  4. (R): Reference category
  5. (*): p < 0.05 compared to the Reference Category.