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Table 4 DMFT index modified with ICDAS criteria associated with sociodemographic factors

From: Oral health profile status and treatment needs in the Salvadoran elderly population: a cross-sectional study

  Bivariate analysis Multivariate analysis for missing teeth
  n D p value M p value F p value DMFT (Standar Deviation) p value Estimation p value (95% CI)
60 years of age or older 471 5.92   16.18   1.28   23.38 (0.26)     
Sex             
Male 233 6.85 0.001* 15.32 0.063 1.25 0.808 23.36 (0.38) 0.1604 2.312 0.01 (0.555, 4.069)
Female 238 5   17.02   1.32   23.24 (0.37)     
Age*             
From 60 to 75 years old 320 6.18 0.180 14.44 0.000* 1.69 0.000* 22.23 (0.33) 0.000* 5.835 0.000* (3.955, 7.716)
Over 75 years old 151 5.36   19.86   0.43   25.56 (0.37)     
Residence             
Urban 283 6.42 0.031 16.19 0.973 1.22 0.579 23.78 (0.31) 0.1419 0.262 0.792 (− 1.689, 2.213)
Rural 188 5.16   16.16   1.38   22.57 (0.47)     
Region*             
Central 101 7.9 0.000* 13.81 0.000* 1.48 0.242 23.18 (0.51) 0.0065* 0.144 0.59 (− 0.382, 0.671)
Occidental 79 6.2   16.06   1.08   23.16 (0.64)     
Oriental 59 5.75   18.51   0.56   24.81 (0.63)     
North 90 2.74   20.30   1.12   24.07 (0.65)     
Paracentral 56 7.25   14.82   1.45   23.27 (0.70)     
Coast 86 5.9   14.03   1.81   21.74 (0.71)     
  1. Source: Own elaboration
  2. *Significant