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Table 5 Relationships between DMFT score of the studied young adults and selected independent variables (Negative binomial regression) (n = 324)

From: Risk indicators of oral health status among young adults aged 18 years analyzed by negative binomial regression

  Incidence rate ratio 95% CI# p
Utilization of dental services during past three years   
 Yes 1.68 1.29-2.18 <0.001
 No a    
  1. The model was adjusted by all four the socio-demographic factors: Gender, education level, income household income and dental insurance coverage.
  2. a Reference group. #95% CI = 95% Confidence Interval.