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Table 3 Decay Within Gender; Location and Age (n = 149)

From: The Oral health status of children with autism Spectrum disorder in KwaZulu-Nata, South Africa

Category
Gender
Decay = 0 Decay = 1 Decay = 2 Decay = 3 Decay = 4 Decay = 5 Decay = 6 Decay = 7 Decay = 8 Decay = 9 Decay = 12 Total
Female 19 (23,3) 5 (11,6) 11 (25,6) 1 (2,3) 7 (16,3) 0 (0) 3 (7,0) 4 (9,3) 0 (0,9) 1 (0) 1 (2,3) 43 (28,9)
Male 15 (14,2) 14 (13,2) 19 (17,9) 7 (6,6) 32 (30,2) 3 (2,8) 9 (8,5) 1 (0,9) 5 (4,7) 1 (0,9) 0 (0) 106 (71,1)
(p < 0,05)
Category
Location
Decay = 0 Decay = 1 Decay = 2 Decay = 3 Decay = 4 Decay = 5 Decay = 6 Decay = 7 Decay = 8 Decay = 9 Decay = 12 Total
Peri-Urban 23 (19,8) 14 (12,1) 25 (21,6) 7 (6,0) 24 (20,7) 2 (1,7) 11 (9,5) 4 (3,4) 5 (4,3) 1 (0,9) 0 (0) 116 (77,9)
Rural 2 (6,1) 5 (15,2) 5 (15,2) 1 (3,0) 15 (45,5) 1(3,0) 1 (3,0) 1 (3,0) 0 (0) 1 (3,0) 1 (3,0) 33 (22,1)
(p = 0,05)
Category
Age
Decay = 0 Decay = 1 Decay = 2 Decay = 3 Decay = 4 Decay = 5 Decay = 6 Decay = 7 Decay = 8 Decay = 9 Decay = 12 Total
7–8 Years 11 (36,7) 4 (13,3) 8 (26,7) 1 (3,3) 6 (20,0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 30 (20,1)
9–10 Years 5 (13,5) 3 (8,1) 8 (21,6) 3 (8,1) 12 (32,4) 1 (2,7) 2 (5,4) 2 (5,4) 0 (0) I (2, 7) 0 (0) 37 (24,8)
11–12 Years 5 (13,5) 5 (13,5) 9 (24,3) 2 (5,4) 8 (21,6) 1 (2,7) 4 (10,8) 1 (2,7) 1 (2,7) 0 (0) 1 (2,7) 37 (24,8)
13–14 Years 4 (8,9) 7 (15,6) 5 (11,1) 2 (4,4) 13 28,9) 1 (2,2) 6 (13,3) 2 (4,4) 4 (8,9) 1 (2,2) 0 (0) 45 (30,2)
(p = 0,05)