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Table 5 Beta coefficients of DMFT in children and teens (SCD and control groups) by individual characteristics, factor related to the disease, socio-economic factors, oral conditions

From: Caries prevalence and impact on oral health-related quality of life in children with sickle cell disease: cross-sectional study

DMFT (Decayed, Missing and Filled Teeth index) Children SCD and Control group Teens SCD and Control-group
Predictors β SE β SE
Age 0.07 0.16 0.20 0.15
Gender boy 0.23 0.27 0.47 0.31
Child living with both biol parents −0.05 0.34 −0.53 0.36
SCD 0.18 0.34 0.97 0.67
Family income (U$/month) −0.0011 0.0004** 0.00055 0.00057
Home overcrowding (>2 people/room) 0.14 0.35 0.08 0.32
Mother education 0.14 0.32 −0.41 0.50
Father education −0.38 0.32 0.38 0.42
Own House −0.26 0.33 0.18 0.33
Own Car 0.58 0.35 −0.31 0.48
Gingival bleeding 0.50 0.38 0.28 0.37
  1. Children n = 261; Teens n = 230, β = Beta coeficiente, SE = standard error *p < .05, **p < .01