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Table 5 Multiple linear regression models with participants' oral heath indices (DMFT index, plaque index, and community periodontal index) as dependent variables (N = 222)

From: Oral health status of patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus and related factors, Iran: a cross-sectional study

Participants' characteristics DMFT Index   Plaque index   Community Periodontal Index  
  B p-value B p-value B p-value
Marital status       
 Single 4.077 0.008 0.381 0.013 0.031 0.885
 Divorced/widowed 2.353 0.124 0.276 0.064 0.111 0.591
 Married Reference Group   Reference Group   Reference Group  
Addiction to smoked illegal drugs 7.135  < 0.001 0.539  < 0.001 0.679  < 0.001
Age 0.456  < 0.001 0.007 0.359  − 0.005 0.645
  1. DMFT decayed, missing, and filled teeth
  2. B regression coefficient