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Table 2 The Mean (SD) Number of Caries Procedures per Child in 2003 and 2012, and a Summary of the Bivariate and Binary Regression Analyses

From: Consequences of community water fluoridation cessation for Medicaid-eligible children and adolescents in Juneau, Alaska

Age Group (years) Mean (SD)
2003 Optimal CWF
Mean (SD)
2012 Suboptimal CWF
Mann-Whitney U
p
Logistic Regression a
Optimal CWF OR, [95% CI]
0 to < 6 1.55 (3.89) n = 194 2.52 (4.35) n = 301 0.0001 0.488, [0.33, 0.73]
0 to < 7 2.01 (4.22) n = 303 2.68 (4.57) n = 461 0.004 0.699, [0.52, 0.95]
7 to < 13 1.61 (3.38) n = 352 1.64 (2.60) n = 400 NS NS
13 to 18 2.75 (4.73) n = 198 3.04 (4.66) n = 191 NS NS
0 to 18 2.02 (4.05) n = 853 2.35 (3.99) n = 1052 0.001 0.748, [0.62, 0.90]
  1. NS Not Significant
  2. aAdjusted for gender and race