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Table 2 Factors associated with using Google, SM, and Google and SM combined for OHI versus not using the internet for OHI by adolescents in Jakarta, Indonesia

From: The use of internet platforms for oral health information and associated factors among adolescents from Jakarta: a cross sectional study

  OR (95% CI)
Google SM Google and SM combined
Brushes twice daily 2.10 (0.84, 5.24) 4.12 (1.43, 11.89)* 2.70 (1.03, 7.08)*
Visiting the dentist regularly 0.42 (0.15, 1.17) 0.16 (0.05, 0.60)* 0.42 (0.14, 1.23)
Had dental pain in the last 6 months 0.92 (0.36, 2.33) 1.36 (0.50, 3.69) 1.12 (0.43, 2.96)
Searching for ODs causes 3.69 (1.33, 10.26)* 3.49 (1.18, 10.26)* 6.98 (2.46, 19.79)*
Searching for ODs symptoms 2.26 (0.46, 11.06) 1.58 (0.28, 8.88) 6.07 (1.24, 29.87)*
Searching for ODs treatment 6.17 (2.23, 17.03)* 5.13 (1.75, 15.01)* 9.86 (3.46, 28.06)*
Searching for ODs prevention 2.22 (0.93, 5.32) 1.66 (0.65, 4.25) 4.82 (1.95, 11.89)*
  1. Adjusted for region, gender, age, parents’ education and mother’s job
  2. *Statistically significant at P < 0.05