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Table 1 Pufa prevalence and mean pufa index in the primary dentition of children—overview from the literature

From: Clinical consequences of untreated dental caries in German 5- and 8-year-olds

Authors Year of publication/ investigation Population N/ country Age of Population dmft prevalence (%) dmft (mean ± SD) pufa prevalence (%) pufa (mean ± SD)
Mehta A., Bhalla S. 2014/2014 N = 603/ Indian 5–6 years 69.5 not reported 38.6 0.9 ± 1.93 pufa
0.84 ± 1.5 p
0.001 ± 0.05 u
0.01 ± 0.08 f
0.5 ± 0.3 a
Baginska J., et al. 2013/2011 N = 215/ Poland 5 years 85.9 5.56 ± 4.45 dmft 43.0 2.20 ± 3.43 pufa
4.90 ± 4.26 dt 2.13 ± 3.35 p
0.19 ± 0.83 mt 0.00 u
0.46 ± 1.16 ft 0.07 ± 0.33 f
0.00 a
7 years 94.8 6.69 ± 3.14 dmft 72.0 2.44 ± 2.22 pufa
5.22 ± 3.25 dt 2.31 ± 2.14 p
0.86 ± 1.33 mt 0.01 ± 0.09 u
0.61 ± 1.24 ft 0.12 ± 0.35 f
0.00 a
Thekiso, M., et al. 2012/2010 N = 800/South Africa 4–5 years 49 :2.4 dmft 33.0 2.9 ± 2.4 pufa
2.0 dt 1.8 ± 1.9 p
0.2 mt 0.7 ± 0.4 u
0.2 ft 0.0 f
0.4 ± 0.1 a
6–8 years 46 2.4 dmft 41.0 3.4 ± 3.9 pufa
2.0 dt 2.9 ± 2.6 p
0.3 mt 0.3 ± 0.6 u
0.1 ft 0.1 ± 0.4 f
0.1 ± 0.3 a
Figueiredo M.J., et al. 2011/2009 N = 835/ Brazil 6–7 years not reported not reported 23.7 0.4 ± 0.9 pufa
0.3 ± 0.7 p
0.001 ± 0.03 u
0.08 ± 0.3 f
0.01 ± 0.1 a
Monse B., et al. 2012/2006 N = 2030/ Philippines 6 years 96.8 8.4 ± 4.2 dmft 85.0 3.4 ± 2.6 pufa
8.0 dt 2.9 ± 2.4 p
0.4 mt 0.3 ± 1.0 u
0.0 ft 0.1 ± 0.4 f
0.1 ± 0.3 a