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Table 2 Odds ratio (OR) for the association between toothache and poor (underachieve/fair) school performance in age groups 6–7 and 10–11 years-old

From: Is there evidence for the impact of poor oral health on school performance?

Toothache Underachieve/Fair n (%) Good/Excellent n (%) Total OR (95% CI) p
Age 6–7
 Yes 53 (24.6) 162 (75.4) 215 1.4 (0.88, 2.33) 0.1
 No 41 (18.6) 179 (81.4) 220 1  
Age 10–11
 Yes 22 (14.2) 133 (85.8) 155 1.0 (0.52, 2.11) 0.9
 No 21 (13.6) 133 (86.4) 154 1