Table 1: Description of study population ( ).

VariablesNumberWithin group percentage with cariesWithin group percentage underweight

Age group
 6–8 years75460.029.2
 9–12 years94550.424.2
Sex
 Boys86255.931.9
 Girls83753.320.8
Area
 Rural and suburban96552.622.6
 Urban73457.231.5
Socioeconomic position
 Lower106953.626.1
 Lower middle63056.427.0
Skipping meals in a week
 Never147454.225.8
 Once/more22557.830.7
Tooth cleaning
 Once/day116154.226.9
 Twice/day53855.725.6
Visit to a doctor
 Never121452.126.1
 Once/more48561.027.4