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Table 3 Dental and caries status in the CI and CA groups divided by age

From: Costs and health-related quality of life in relation to caries

Age intervals 20–29 30–39 40–49 50–59
  CI n = 38 CA n = 31 p-value CI n = 17 CA n = 26 p-value CI n = 34 CA n = 13 p-value CI n = 90 CA n = 11 p-value
Total number of teeth 29.08 29.87 0.121 29.29 28.19 0.124 28.65 28.15 0.522 27.59 25.64 0.008
Number of intact teeth 27.89 22.55 < 0.001 25.24 18.69 < 0.001 21.47 14.46 < 0.001 14.44 9.36 0.010
Caries Status
 DMFT 4.11 9.45 < 0.001 6.67 13.31 < 0.001 10.53 17.54 < 0.001 17.56 22.64 0.010
 DMFS 16.08 24.13 0.015 20.76 38.04 0.012 29.21 49.31 < 0.001 50.06 79.91 < 0.001
 DMFSa 6.16 10.48 0.002 8.41 15.73 0.027 11.18 21.54 < 0.001 20.97 35.45 < 0.001
 DT 0.03 2.26 < 0.001 0.06 1.19 0.018 0.03 1.00 < 0.001 0.03 1.91 < 0.001
 FT 1.16 6.26 < 0.001 4.00 9.15 < 0.001 7.18 13.54 < 0.001 13.13 16.18 0.078
 DFT 1.18 7.32 < 0.001 4.06 9.50 < 0.001 7.18 13.69 < 0.001 13.13 16.27 0.070
 DFS 1.53 13.48 < 0.001 7.35 19.15 0.013 12.47 30.08 < 0.001 28.08 48.27 < 0.001
 DFSa 0.32 6.23 < 0.001 3.00 8.12 0.040 4.47 13.85 < 0.001 12.14 22.73 0.001
 DS2 0.00 6.35 < 0.001 0.06 5.23 < 0.001 0.21 3.46 < 0.001 0.00 2.00 < 0.001
 DSa2 0.00 5.71 < 0.001 0.00 4.77 < 0.001 0.21 3.31 < 0.001 0.00 1.55 < 0.001
 DS3 0.03 2.03 < 0.001 0.06 1.15 0.014 0.00 0.54 0.002 0.01 0.36 < 0.001
 DSa3 0.00 1.35 < 0.001 0.00 0.69 0.025 0.00 0.38 0.001 0.01 0.18 0.001
 Secondary caries lesions 0.00 0.55 0.025 0.00 0.19 0.171 0.03 0.62 0.018 0.02 2.09 < 0.001
 Secondary caries lesions a 0.00 0.42 0.027 0.00 0.08 0.425 0.00 0.46 0.019 0.02 1.27 < 0.001
 Caries lesions (total) 0.03 2.55 < 0.001 0.06 1.35 0.017 0.03 1.15 < 0.001 0.03 2.45 < 0.001
 Approximal caries lesions (total) 0.00 1.77 < 0.001 0.00 0.77 0.015 0.0 0.85 0.001 0.03 1.45 < 0.001
  1. D decayed, M missed, F filled, T teeth, S surfaces, a approximal, D2 decay to enamel and dentin junction, D3 decay in dentin