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Table 4 Associations between continuous variables relationship a number of decayed teeth, caries index, child’s oral health status according to the caregiver and number of children

From: Child, neglect and oral health

ASSOCIATIONS rs p
Number of decayed teeth X Number of children 0.503 0.005
Number of decayed teeth X Child’s oral health status according to the caregiver −0.670 >0.001
Number of teeth with extraction indication X Number of children 0.404 0.027
Number of teeth with extraction indication X Child’s oral health status according to the caregiver −0.478 0.009
Caries index X Number of children 0.536 0.002
Caries index X Child’s oral health status according to the caregiver −0.657 >0.001