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Table 2 Village-wise prevalence of dental fluorosis and Community Fluorosis index

From: High prevalence of dental fluorosis among adolescents is a growing concern: a school based cross-sectional study from Southern India

Village Total Populationa Presence of fluorosis n (%) Total students n (%) Mean fluoride level in water (mg/l) Community fluorosis index Public health significance
Beglihosahallli 1292 214 (73.0) 293 2 2.8 Marked
Muduvadi 1449 157 (74.1) 212 1.6 2.12 Marked
Holur 2706 52 (49.5) 105 0.85 2.03 Marked
Sugutur 3421 31 (51.7) 60 1.4 2.3 Marked
Vokkaleri 3571 77 (39.9) 193 1.5 1.8 Medium
Kurugal 1864 131 (80.4) 163 1.2 2.59 Marked
Karl Pearson correlation coefficient
 6 villages 14303 662 (64.5) 1026 1.4 ± 0.38 2.3 ± 0.37 0.57
  1. aAccording to Census 2011
  2. Participation rate was more than 98% in all the villages