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Table 5 A multiple regression of factors affecting oral health awareness

From: Using community participation to assess demand and uptake of scaling and polishing in rural and urban environments

Variables Standardized coefficient P value Lower limit (Confidence Interval) Upper limit (Confidence Interval)
Constant .520 0.00 .252 .789
Uptake of S&P 0.024 .652 −.082 .131
No. of times brushed 0.047 .243 −.032 .125
Age category −0.004 .853 −.049 .041
Demand for S&P 0.063 .293 −.055 .181
Gender 0.066 .140 −.022 .154
Location .279 .0001 .183 .375
  1. R2 = 0.116
  2. Dependent variable: Number of visit to dentist (as measure of awareness)
  3. Predictors (constant), uptake of S&P, no. of times brushed, age category, demand for S&P, Gender and Location
  4. Predictors coded as yes = 1; No = 2
  5. Reference categories: No uptake of S&P, No brushing, Age category: 0 to 39 yrs., No demand for S&P, Gender- Male, For location- Rural, Unit of variables have been standardized