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Table 2 Dental disease in pregnant migrant workers and local pregnant women

From: Oral health status and behaviors of pregnant migrant workers in Bangkok, Thailand: a cross-sectional study

Dental disease Total
(n = 418)
Pregnant women p value
Migrant
(n = 208)
Local
(n = 210)
n % n % n %
Caries-free 50 12.0% 19 9.1% 31 14.8% 0.076C
Tooth decay 333 79.7% 185 88.9% 148 70.5%  < 0.001*C
Tooth missing 103 24.6% 45 21.6% 58 27.5% 0.156C
Tooth filling 145 34.7% 42 20.2% 103 49.0%  < 0.001*C
D (mean ± SD) 4.7 ± 3.4 5.5 ± 3.6 3.8 ± 2.9  < 0.001*M
M (mean ± SD) 1.8 ± 1.3 1.5 ± 1.0 2.0 ± 1.5 0.041*M
F (mean ± SD) 3.2 ± 2.5 3.2 ± 2.5 3.1 ± 2.5 0.386 M
DMFT (mean ± SD) 5.3 ± 4.2 5.8 ± 4.4 4.8 ± 4.0 0.014*M
  1. C = p value from Chi-Square test, F = p value from Fisher’s exact Test, M = p value from Mann–Whitney U Test and T = p value form Student’s t-test
  2. *Significant at p value < 0.05