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Table 2 Results of the multivariable logistic regression model with utilization of dental check-ups in the 12 months prior to the interview as the dependent variable. Odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals [95%-CI] (German health update 2010 survey, n = 21,741)

From: Oral health behaviour in migrant and non-migrant adults in Germany: the utilization of regular dental check-ups

Independent variable Model 2
OR 95%-CI
Migration status (ref.: non-migrant) migrant 0.71 0.65 0.77
Sex (ref.: male) female 1.88 1.76 2.00
Age (ref.: 18–29 years) 30–39 years 1.36 1.21 1.52
40–49 years 1.65 1.48 1.85
50–59 years 1.43 1.27 1.60
60–69 years 1.25 1.11 1.41
70–79 years 1.15 1.01 1.31
80+ years 0.39 0.32 0.47
Socioeconomic status (ref.: low) middle 1.70 1.54 1.87
high 2.36 2.10 2.65
Type of health insurance (ref.: statutory) private or other 0.78 0.71 0.85
Living together with a partner/spouse (ref.: no) yes 1.41 1.31 1.51
Place of residence (ref.: East) West Germany 0.87 0.79 0.95
Urban residence (ref.: no) yes 0.94 0.87 1.01