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Table 3 Logistic regression models for correlates of dental carries among people with HIV

From: Prevalence, correlates and treatment needs of dental caries among people on antiretroviral therapy in Uganda: a cross sectional study

Characteristics Bi-variate analysis Multivariate analysis
OR CI P value AOR CI P values
Age 0.987 0.957–1.017 0.399 0.982 0.947–1.020 0.362
Gender 0.826 0.445–1.533 0.544 0.852 0.413–1.757 0.664
Education 1.196 0.856–1.671 0.293 1.269 0.845–1.907 0.250
Occupation 1.091 0.793–1.501 0.591 1.235 0.863–1.769 0.248
ART 0.816 0.320–2.081 0.671 1.104 0.330–3.690 0.872
ART duration 0.971 0.919–1.027 0.307 0.987 0.916–1.062 0.725
CD4 count 0.403 0.175–0.932 0.034* 0.427 0.172–1.063 0.067
Meals per day 1.179 0.751–1.849 0.475 1.098 0.665–1.811 0.715
Tooth brushing habits 2.112 0.927–4.813 0.075 1.811 0.748–4.384 0.188
Income 1.0 1–1 0.267 1.0 1.0–1.0 0.148
Alcohol use 0.702 0.337–1.462 0.345 0.614 0.255–1.478 0.277
Smoking 0.878 0.282–2.735 0.822 1.190 0.294–4.809 0.807
Dental checkup 1.179 0.504–2.761 0.704 0.995 0.409–2.425 0.992
Eating snacks 0.769 0.364–1.626 0.492 0.759 0.332–1.732 0.512
Use of other drugs 1.775 0.624–5.051 0.282 1.960 0.587–6.550 0.274
  1. *CD4 count was significantly associated with dental caries