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Table 5 Treatment needs associated with sociodemographic factors

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

Variable Bivariate analysis Multivariate analysis for dental prosthesis
n Fillings Prosthesis Pulp treatment Exodontia Estimation p value (95% C.I)
% Media p value % Media p value % Media p value % Media p value
Sex                 
Male 233 24.42 3.23 0.97 45.86 13.52 0.731 10.4 0.65 0.001* 23.89 2.85 0.001* 2.312 0.01 (0.555, 4.069)
Female 238 21.87 2.34   44.37 13.84   7.43 0.22   16.56 1.65     
Age                 
From 60 to 75 years old 320 36.09 3.23 0.014 60.72 12.14 0.000* 14.23 0.5 0.142 23.57 1.78 0.000* 5.835 0.000* (3.955, 7.716)
Over 75 years old 151 10.19 1.81   29.51 16.93   3.61 0.29   16.99 3.24     
Residence                 
Urban 283 27.81 2.92 0.526 55.63 14.27 0.526 11.25 0.43 0.978 30.36 2.73 0.002* 0.262 0.792 (− 1.689, 2.213)
Rural 188 18.47 2.57   34.61 12.8   6.58 0.43   10.19 1.51     
Region                 
Central 101 11.46 2.62* 0.120 19.75 12.26 0.000* 4.67 0.6 0.406 13.59 4.06 0.000* 0.144 0.59 (− 0.382, 0.671)
Occidental 79 8.7 2.87   14.44 11.49   2.97 0.28   6.37 1.96     
Oriental 59 6.79 3.85   12.53 18.37   2.55 0.51   4.25 1.64     
North 90 4.88 1.33   16.56 16.98   1.91 0.21   4.25 1     
Paracentral 56 5.1 3.39   11.46 14.2   3.4 0.46   7.01 2.87     
Coast 86 9.34 3.26   15.5 10.35   2.34 0.53   5.1 1.67     
Total 471 46.28 2.78   90.23 13.68   17.83 0.43   40.55 2.24     
  1. Source: Own elaboration
  2. *Significant