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Research Article

Relationship between Malnutrition and the Number of Permanent Teeth in Filipino 10- to 13-Year-Olds

Table 1

Characteristics of the 10- to 13-year-old Filipino students.

VariableBoys
Girls
P value

Age (yrs)a11.92 (1.08)11.83 (1.00)0.115d
 10.00–10.99 yrs ( / / ) 85/25/26 83/15/30
 11.00–11.99 yrs ( / / )279/58/113383/58/142
 12.00–12.99 yrs ( / / )245/58/142277/41/139
 13.00–13.99 yrs ( / / )102/22/64100/25/60
Height (cm)b135.5 (8.4)137.4 (8.9)<0.001e
Weight (kg)a28.5 (6.0)30.0 (9.0)<0.001d
BMI (kg/m²)a15.5 (2.1)15.9 (2.5)<0.001d
Number of permanent teeth ( )a26 (5)26 (4)<0.001d
Stunting prevalence (%)c48.5 (44.8–52.3)44.0 (40.6–47.4)0.082f
Thinness prevalence (%)c22.9 (19.9–26.2)16.5 (14.1–19.2)0.002f

Values shown are expressed as median (IQR).
Values shown are expressed as mean (SD).
Values shown are expressed as percentage (95% CI).
Mann-Whitney U test—differences between sexes.
t-test—differences between sexes.
-test—differences between sexes.

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