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Table 3 Multivariate logistic regression analysis of dental caries and its associated factors

From: The prevalence of dental caries and associated factors among secondary school children in rural highland Vietnam

Factors Dental caries
Primary teeth Permanent teeth
AOR (95% CI) p value AOR (95 % CI) p value
Sex     
Girl 1   1  
Boy 1.1 (0.8–1.3) 0.66 0.9 (0.7–1.3) 0.78
Age group     
11–12 years 6.2 (4.9–7.9) < 0.01 1.1 (0.8–1.6) 0.59
13–14 years 1   1  
Ethnicity     
Kinh 1   1  
Jarai 1.4 (1.2–1.8) < 0.01 1.1 (0.8–1.6) 0.43
Good knowledge     
Yes 1   1  
No 3.4 (2.5–4.6) < 0.01 13.5 (9.5–19.2) < 0.01
Good attitude     
Yes 1   1  
No 5.6 (3.2–9.7) < 0.01 14.1 (8.3–23.9) < 0.01
Good practice     
Yes 1   1  
No 1.3 (0.8–2.3) 0.32 2.6 (1.5–4.4) < 0.01
Father’s occupation     
Official or worker 1   1  
Farmer 0.8 (0.6–1.03) 0.08 0.7 (0.4–1.03) 0.07
Freelancer 0.9 (0.7–1.3) 0.81 0.7 (0.5–1.1) 0.15
Mother’s occupation     
Official or worker 1   1  
Farmer 0.9 (0.8–1.3) 0.95 0.9 (0.6–1.4) 0.70
Freelancer 1.1 (0.8–1.4) 0.60 0.9 (0.6–1.3) 0.48
  1. AOR: Adjusted Odds Ratio