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Table 5 Logistic regression multivariate model for caries on permanent dentition (Survey 2011)

From: Oral health status and caries trend among 12-year old Palestine refugee students: results from the UNRWA’s oral health surveys 2011 and 2016

  OR [95% CI] p-value
Soft drinks (during meals)
 Yes 1.00  
 No 0.80 (0.67–0.95) 0.01
Toothbrushing habit
 Yes 1.00  
 No 1.29 (1.07–1.56) < 0.01
Father use of toothbrush and toothpaste
 Yes 1.00  
 No 0.81 (0.66–0.99) 0.04
Dental attendance
 Yes 1.00  
 No 0.70 (0.56–0.88) < 0.01
Dental pain experience
 Yes 1.00  
 No 0.46 (0.38–0.58) < 0.01
Parents Dental attendance
 Both parents attend 1.00  
 One parent attends 0.86 (0.70–1.05) 0.14
 None attends 0.72 (0.54–0.95) 0.02