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Table 1 Sample distribution according to gender and severity of caries

From: Feeding and smoking habits as cumulative risk factors for early childhood caries in toddlers, after adjustment for several behavioral determinants: a retrospective study

Caries severity Male n (%) Female n (%) Total n (%)
No caries 227 (9.47) 232 (9.69) 459 (19.16)
Low (ICDAS 1–3) 580 (24.22) 584 (24.38) 1164 (48.60)
Moderate (ICDAS 4) 328 (13.69) 331 (13.82) 659 (27.52)
High (ICDAS 5, 6) 46 (1.92) 67 (2.81) 113 (4.72)
  1. Male vs. female: χ 2 (3) = 3.37, p = 0.34.
  2. ICDAS, International Caries Detection and Assessment System.