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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the sample (parentheses contain row percentages unless otherwise indicated)

From: The effect of bitewing radiography on estimates of dental caries experience among children differs according to their disease experience

  Sexa Alla
  Female Male  
Ethnicity
 Māori 78 (32.8) 85 (32.3) 163 (32.5)
 NonMāori 160 (67.2) 178 (67.7) 338 (67.5)
Age group (years)
 3–4 35 (14.8) 48 (18.5) 83 (16.7)
 5–6 140 (59.3) 146 (56.2) 286 (57.1)
 7–8 61 (25.8) 66 (25.4) 127 (25.4)
NZ deprivation scoreb
 1–3 (low) 45 (10.0) 72 (27.4) 117 (23.4)
 4–7 (medium) 90 (38.0) 96 (36.5) 186 (37.2)
 8–10 (high) 102 (43.0) 95 (36.1) 197 (39.4)
All combined 238 (47.5) 263 (52.5) 501 (100.0)
  1. aColumn %
  2. bThis is an area-based SES measure which allocates scores ranging from 1 (lowest deprivation) to 10 (highest deprivation)