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Table 2 Average TOCE and prevalence of untreated decay on permanent teeth, by visit

From: Comparative effectiveness of school-based caries prevention: a prospective cohort study

  All (n = 8207) Exposed (n = 6584) Unexposed (n = 1623)
  mean SD mean SD mean SD
TOCE
 Baseline 2.06 2.72 2.19 2.83 1.55 2.13
 Visit 1 2.68 3.18 2.82 3.31 2.04 2.44
 Visit 2 3.32 3.58 3.55 3.72 2.28 2.63
 Visit 3 3.66 3.71 3.88 3.84 2.58 2.75
 Visit 4 3.98 3.74 4.27 3.87 2.77 2.73
 Visit 5 4.27 3.81 4.60 3.91 2.72 2.82
 Visit 6 4.81 3.87 5.44 3.97 2.98 2.93
  N % N % N %
Untreated decay
 Baseline 755 9.20 614 9.33 141 8.69
 Visit 1 457 7.31 379 7.42 78 6.84
 Visit 2 280 8.82 226 8.72 54 9.29
 Visit 3 152 7.13 127 7.15 25 7.00
 Visit 4 72 6.90 52 6.16 20 10.00
 Visit 5 18 3.24 16 3.49 2 2.06
 Visit 6 11 6.01 7 5.15 4 8.51
  1. Note: TOCE total observed caries experience