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Table 3 OIDP regressed on socio-demographic characteristics and oral health behaviours

From: Socio-demographic and behavioural correlates of oral hygiene status and oral health related quality of life, the Limpopo - Arusha school health project (LASH): A cross-sectional study

Variable Step 1:
Socio-demographics
Step 2:
Socio-demographics and behavioural factors§
  OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Age   
12-15 yr 1 1
16-21 yr 1.2 (1.0-1.5) 1.2 (1.0-1.5)
Mother's education:   
Low 1 1
High 0.9 (0.7-1.2) 0.9 (0.7-1.2)
Father's education:   
Low 1 1
High 0.9 (0.7-1.2) 0.9 (0.7-1.2)
Family SES   
High 1 1
Moderate/Low 1.3(1.0-1.7) 1.2 (0.9-1.6)
Parents afford dental care   
yes 1 1
No 1.6 (1.3-2.0) 1.6 (1.3-2.0)
Tooth brushing   
Not regularly   1
Regularly   0.8 (0.6-1.1)
Ever tried smoking   
No   1
yes   2.0 (1.2-3.4)
Dental visit past 2 yr   
Yes   1
No   0.6 (0.4-0.8)
Sugar sweetened soft drink intake   
Never   1
At least on weekly basis   0.7 (0.6-0.9)
  1. Adjusted Odds ratios (ORs) and 95% Confidence interval (CI) for having at least one OIDP according to socio-demographic characteristics
  2. §Adjusted Odds ratios (ORs) and 95% Confidence interval (CI) for having at least one OIDP according to Socio-demographics and oral health behaviours.