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Table 2 Oral health information. The UNRWA oral health survey by field (2011)

From: Oral health status and caries trend among 12-year old Palestine refugee students: results from the UNRWA’s oral health surveys 2011 and 2016

  West Bank Jordan Gaza Strip Lebanon Syria p-value
N (%)a N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Present Teeth < 0.01°
 Median (min;max) 28 (15–28) 28 (20–28) 28 (20–28) 28 (20–28) 28 (18–28)  
DS < 0.01#
 0 92 (16.8) 200 (34.7) 207 (35.5) 212 (41.0) 178 (32.0)  
  > 0 457 (83.2) 376 (65.3) 376 (64.5) 305 (59.0) 378 (68.0)  
MS < 0.01#
 0 518 (94.4) 555 (96.4) 574 (98.5) 515 (99.6) 546 (98.2)  
  > 0 31 (5.6) 21 (3.6) 9 (1.5) 2 (0.4) 10 (1.8)  
FS < 0.01#
 0 447 (81.4) 414 (71.9) 488 (83.7) 394 (76.2) 446 (80.2)  
  > 0 102 (18.6) 162 (28.1) 95 (16.3) 123 (23.8) 110 (19.8)  
DMFS < 0.01#
 0 82 (14.9) 163 (28.3) 182 (31.2) 163 (31.5) 157 (28.2)  
  > 0 467 (85.1) 413 (71.7) 401 (68.8) 354 (68.5) 399 (71.8)  
SEALANTS < 0.01#
 0 547 (99.6) 541 (93.9) 578 (99.1) 407 (78.7) 530 (95.3)  
  > 0 2 (0.4) 35 (6.1) 5 (0.9) 110 (21.3) 26 (4.7)  
  1. a Otherwise specified; °Kruskal-Wallis non parametric test; # Pearson’s Chi-square test