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Table 3 Comparison of coefficients for stress index components against oral health outcomes

From: Current stress and poor oral health

  You are trying to take on too many things at once There is too much pressure on you to be like other people Too much is expected of you by others
Oral health outcomes Coefficient (95 % CI) Coefficient (95 % CI) Coefficient (95 % CI)
Pain or discomfort in teeth or gums over past month 0.15 (0.10–0.19) 0.29 (0.22–0.32) 0.17 (0.13–0.22)
General health of teeth and mouth 0.13 (0.07–0.19) 0.17 (0.10–0.24) 0.19 (0.13–0.25)