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Research Article

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

Table 2

Number of permanent teeth among 10- to 13-year-old Filipino students according to thinness and stunting.

Number of permanent teetha
Age
BoysGirls
Nonthinness Thinness P valuebNonthinness Thinness P valueb

10 yrs22 (15.3; 26)19 (14; 23)0.05624 (20.3; 26)23 (18; 25)0.402
11 yrs25 (21; 27)22 (18; 26.3)0.03226 (24; 28)24 (21; 27.3)0.009
12 yrs26 (24; 28)25.5 (24; 27)0.20627 (25; 28)26 (24; 28)0.223
13 yrs28 (26; 28)27 (24; 28)0.20228 (26; 28)28 (26; 28)0.882

total26 (22; 27)24 (21; 27)0.00226 (24; 28)26 (23; 28)0.024

Nonstunting Stunting P valuecNonstunting Stunting P valuec

10 yrs23 (16; 26)15.5 (12.8; 22.3)0.00224 (21; 26)21.5 (16.8; 25)0.009
11 yrs25 (21; 27)23 (19; 26.5)0.01126 (24; 28)25 (22; 27)0.003
12 yrs27 (25; 28)26 (24; 27)0.00127.5 (26; 28)26 (23; 28)<0.001
13 yrs28 (27; 28)27 (24; 28)0.01528 (26; 28)28 (26; 28)0.814

total26 (22; 27)25 (21; 27)0.01027 (24; 28)26 (23; 28)<0.001

Values shown are expressed as median (P25; P75).
Mann-Whitney U test—differences between nonthinness and thinness.
Mann-Whitney U test—differences between nonstunting and stunting.

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