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Table 3 Logistic regression analysis presenting adjusted odds ratios for dental outcomes by ACE count and socio-demographics

From: Understanding the association between self-reported poor oral health and exposure to adverse childhood experiences: a retrospective study

 > 8 lost teetha> 12 missing or filled teethb
AOR95% CIsPAOR95% CIsP
ACE count0Ref  Ref  
11.100.79–1.540.5741.501.16–1.940.002
2–31.310.92–1.860.1331.471.11–1.940.007
4+2.451.63–3.68< 0.0012.521.80–3.52< 0.001
Age group (years)18–29Ref  Ref  
 30–390.940.52–1.700.8401.640.98–2.730.059
40–491.030.57–1.860.9242.391.47–3.89< 0.001
50–592.981.80–4.93< 0.0016.864.38–10.75< 0.001
60–6911.837.53–18.58< 0.00117.7911.57–27.36< 0.001
EthnicityWhiteRef  Ref  
Asian0.340.18–0.62< 0.0010.340.21–0.56< 0.001
Other0.690.37–1.280.2410.370.20–0.700.002
Deprivation1 (Least deprived)Ref  Ref  
21.140.77–1.680.5100.850.65–1.130.263
31.551.08–2.240.0180.850.64–1.130.259
41.781.22–2.600.0030.860.64–1.170.340
5 (Most deprived)4.132.75–6.21< 0.0012.181.56–3.04< 0.001
  1. 95% CIs: 95% confidence intervals; AOR: adjusted odds ratio; Ref: reference category. Gender was also entered into the model but was not significantly related to either dental outcome. Hosmer and Lemeshow Test: a X2 = 5.244, P = 0.731; b X2 = 7.647, P = 0.469