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Table 4 Crude associations between occupational context, social support dimensions, demographic and socioeconomic characteristics and OHIP

From: Oral health related quality of life in pregnant and post partum women in two social network domains; predominantly home-based and work-based networks

  OHIP = 0 (Reference category) OHIP = 1-3 Crude OR CI95% P value OHIP ≥ 4 Crude OR CI95% P value
Occupational context a        
   Work-based, n (%) 363 (43.8) 66 (39.3) 1   114 (37.5) 1 0.036
   Home-based, n (%) 466 (56.2) 102 (60.7) 1.13(0.77-1.66) 0.530 190 (62.5) 1.32 (1.02-1.70)  
Social Support        
Affectionate support a        
   High level, n (%) 114 (13.8) 23 (18.4) 1   75 (21.6) 1  
   Moderate level, n (%) 140 (16.9) 18 (14.4) 0.88 (0.51-1.51) 0.639 47 (13.5) 0.86 (0.60-1.23) 0.405
   Low level, n (%) 574 (69.3) 84 (67.2) 1.38 (0.34-2.28) 0.211 225 (64.9) 1.68 (1.21-2.33) 0.002
Positive social interaction a        
   High level, n (%) 176 (21.3) 26 (20.8) 1   101 (29.1) 1  
   Moderate level, n (%) 279 (33.7) 51 (40.8) 1.42 (0.93-2.17) 0.104 121 (34.9) 1.29 (0.96-1.74) 0.086
   Low level, n (%) 373 (45.0) 48 (38.4) 1.15 (0.69-1.91) 0.596 125 (36.0) 1.71 (1.25-2.35) < 0.001
Social network/Friends a        
   No friends, n (%) 358 (43.2) 44 (35.2) 1 0.093 142 (40.9) 1 0.474
   One or more friends, n (%) 471 (56.8) 81 (64.8) 0.72 (0.48-1.06)   205 (59.1) 0.91 (0.71-1.18)  
Age a        
   13 to 24, n (%) 439 (53.0) 92 (54.8) 1   141 (46.4) 1  
   25 to 28, n (%) 390 (47.0) 76 (45.2) 1.07(0.74-1.56) 0.714 163 (53.6) 1.19(0.92-1.52) 0.183
Schooling a        
   = 9, n (%) 348 (42.0) 79 (47.0) 1   124 (40.8) 1  
   0 to 8, n (%) 481 (58.0) 89 (53.0) 1.09(0.74-1.59) 0.670 180 (59.2) 1.03 (0.80-1.33) 0.831
Familiar income a        
   > 2 Minimal wages, n (%) 439 (53.0) 76 (60.8) 1   209 (60.2) 1  
   = 2 Minimal wages, n (%) 390 (47.0) 49 (39.2) 1.38 (0.94-2.02) 0.102 138 (39.8) 1.35 (1.04-1.74) 0.022
Ethnicity a        
   White, n (%) 297 (36.0) 49 (29.2) 1   87 (28.7) 1  
   Brown, n (%) 345 (41.8) 81 (48.2) 1.44 (0.94-2.20) 0.097 128 (42.2) 1.28 (0.95-1.73) 0.110
   Black, n (%) 183 (22.2) 38 (22.6) 0.87 (0.50-1.53) 0.638 88 (29.0) 1.76 (1.26-2.45) 0.001
Marital status a        
Married living with partner, n (%) 579 (69.8) 113 (67.3) 1   230 (75.7) 1  
Married not living with partner, n (%) 205 (24.7) 44 (26.2) 1.17 (0.76-1.80) 0.472 59 (19.4) 0.75 (0.55-1.02) 0.064
Single, n (%) 45 (5.4) 11 (6.5) 1.41 (0.67-3.00) 0.368 15 (4.9) 0.84 (0.47-1.49) 0.548
Social Class a        
   B, n (%) 53 (6.4) 10 (6.0) 1   11 (3.6) 1  
   C, n (%) 533 (64.3) 112 (66.7) 1.19 (0.53-2.71) 0.673 175 (57.6) 1.44 (0.78-2.66) 0.240
   D, n (%) 210 (25.3) 39 (23.2) 1.05 (0.43-2.52) 0.921 98 (32.2) 1.95 (1.03-3.67) 0.039
   E, n (%) 33 (4.0) 7 (4.2) 1.15 (0.34-3.91) 0.826 20 (6.6) 2.52 (1.14-5.61) 0.023
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