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Original Paper

Association between Caries Experience and Body Mass Index in 12-Year-Old French Children

Tramini P.a · Molinari N.b · Tentscher M.c · Demattei C.b · Schulte A.G.c

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aFaculty of Dentistry and bFaculty of Medicine, University of Montpellier I, Montpellier, France; cFaculty of Dentistry, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

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Caries Res 2009;43:468–473

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Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Original Paper

Received: June 22, 2009
Accepted: October 09, 2009
Published online: December 10, 2009
Issue release date: December 2009

Number of Print Pages: 6
Number of Figures: 1
Number of Tables: 3

ISSN: 0008-6568 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-976X (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/CRE

Abstract

The prevalence of overweight and obesity reached 19.7% in 12-year-old French children in the year 2005. Recently, nationwide programs have been broadly implemented in France to reduce the overconsumption of sugars, salt and fat. The aims of this study were to assess the distribution of body mass index (BMI) and D3+4MFT index in a sample of 12-year-old French children, and to compare several regression models in order to analyze the association between these two indices. A cross-sectional study was conducted in Montpellier, France, and the height, weight, D3+4MFT, sugar and soft drink consumption were recorded in a randomly selected sample of 835 schoolchildren. In order to analyze the association between BMI and DMFT, four models of regression were tested: logistic, Poisson, zero-inflated Poisson (ZIP) and zero-inflated negative binomial (ZINB). The mean BMI was 18.9 for the whole sample and the corresponding DMFT value was 1.47. The caries prevalence was 51.7%. The best fitted models for testing the association between BMI and DMFT were ZIP and ZINB models. They showed a significant association between DMFT and sugar consumption, but not with BMI. As a result of the best fitted models (ZIP and ZINB), where BMI was not statistically associated with DMFT, we conclude, within the limits of a cross-sectional survey, that there is no association between these two variables.

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Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Original Paper

Received: June 22, 2009
Accepted: October 09, 2009
Published online: December 10, 2009
Issue release date: December 2009

Number of Print Pages: 6
Number of Figures: 1
Number of Tables: 3

ISSN: 0008-6568 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-976X (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/CRE


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