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Table 6 Descriptive data for caries and each quintile of deprivation for white spot lesion and caries into dentine

From: The association between social deprivation and the prevalence and severity of dental caries and fluorosis in populations with and without water fluoridation

Quintile of deprivation Clinical scores   Photographic scores  
  Newcastle Manchester Mann–Whitney U Test Newcastle Manchester Mann–Whitney U Test
  N Mean D1-6MFT white spot lesion (SD) N Mean D1-6MFT white spot lesion (SD)   N Mean D1-6MFT white spot lesion (SD) N Mean D1-6MFT white spot lesion (SD)  
1 183 1.89 (2.38) 173 2.54 (2.87) P < 0.05 183 1.50 (2.27) 173 1.72 (2.21) P < 0.05
2 197 2.34 (2.41) 160 3.56 (3.16) P < 0.001 197 1.85(2.36) 160 2.71 (2.79) P < 0.001
3 213 3.25 (3.00) 148 4.41 (3.51) P < 0.05 213 2.67 (2.78) 148 3.37 (2.99) P < 0.05
4 127 3.61 (2.84) 226 5.73 (3.98) P < 0.001 127 3.36 (3.13) 226 4.38 (3.55) P < 0.05
5 190 3.80 (3.09) 166 5.76 (4.11) P < 0.001 190 3.45 (3.12) 166 4.72 (3.71) P < 0.001
Quintile of deprivation Clinical scores   Photographic scores  
  Newcastle Manchester Mann–Whitney U Test Newcastle Manchester Mann–Whitney U Test
  N Mean D 4-6 MFT caries into dentine (SD) N Mean D 4-6 MFT caries into dentine (SD)   N Mean D 4-6 MFT caries into dentine (SD) N Mean D 4-6 MFT caries into dentine (SD)  
1 183 0.38 (0.86) 173 0.45 (0.88) n.s. 183 0.36 (0.74) 173 0.39 (0.83) n.s.
2 197 0.47 (1.02) 160 0.84 (1.23) P < 0.001 197 0.38 (0.87) 160 0.77 (1.14) P < 0.001
3 213 0.62 (1.11) 148 1.07 (1.52) P < 0.05 213 0.57 (1.03) 148 1.01 (1.40) P < 0.001
4 127 0.87 (1.40) 226 1.37 (1.73) P < 0.05 127 0.79 (1.43) 226 1.24 (1.61) P < 0.05
5 190 0.99 (1.40) 166 1.52 (1.79) P < 0.001 190 0.90 (1.28) 166 1.36 (1.42) P < 0.05