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Table 3 Oral health information. The UNRWA oral health survey by field (2016)

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 p-value
N (%)a N (%) N (%) N (%)
Present Teeth < 0.01°
 Median (min-max) 27 (12–27) 26 (12–27) 25 (12–27) 26 (12–27)  
DS < 0.01#
  = 0 79 (23.2) 138 (36.0) 135 (30.9) 122 (31.3)  
  > 0 26 (76.8) 245 (64.0) 302 (69.1) 268 (68.7)  
MS < 0.01#
  = 0 324 (95.3) 383 (100) 421 (96.3) 359 (92.1)  
  > 0 16 (4.7) 0 (0) 16 (3.7) 31 (7.9) < 0.01#
FS
  = 0 278 (91.8) 287 (74.9) 374 (85.6) 328 (84.1)  
  > 0 62 (18.2) 96 (25.1) 63 (14.4) 62 (15.9)  
FT < 0.01#
  = 0 278 (91.8) 287 (74.9) 374 (85.6) 328 (84.1)  
  > 0 62 (18.2) 96 (25.1) 63 (14.4) 62 (15.9)  
DMFS < 0.01#
  = 0 69 (20.3) 121 (31.6) 128 (29.3) 103 (26.4)  
  > 0 271 (79.7) 262 (68.4) 309 (70.7) 287 (73.6)  
DMFT < 0.01#
  = 0 69 (20.3) 121 (31.6) 128 (29.3) 103 (26.4)  
  > 0 271 (79.7) 262 (68.4) 309 (70.7) 287 (73.6)  
SEALANTS < 0.01#
  = 0 334 (98.2) 367 (95.8) 430 (98.4) 267 (68.5)  
  > 0 6 (1.8) 16 (4.2) 7 (1.6) 123 (31.5)  
  1. a Otherwise specified; °Kruskal-Wallis non parametric test; # Pearson’s Chi-square test