Skip to main content

Table 6 Mean, median and IQR of DMFT at baseline, 3 months and 6 months after intervention in control and experimental group (N = 202)

From: Effectiveness of oral health education intervention among 12–15-year-old school children in Dharan, Nepal: a randomized controlled trial

Group Baseline 3 months 6 months % change
Mean ± SD Median IQR Mean ± SD Median IQR Mean ± SD Median IQR
Experimental group 0.78 ± 1.41 0 1 1.41 ± 2.45 1 2 1.55 ± 2.87 1 2 98.71
Control (N = 103) 0.92 ± 1.52 0 1 1.80 ± 3.55 1 2 2.23 ± 4.27 1 3 142.39
U value 4792.00 4906.00 4633.50  
Pγ 0.413 0.623 0.237  
  1. γMann–Whitney U test