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Table 3 Associations among sociodemographic, familiar environment and clinical condition variables with oral health- related quality of life in the overall median score of CPQ11-14, through the Poisson model for multiple regression analysis.

From: The influence of oral health conditions, socioeconomic status and home environment factors on schoolchildren's self-perception of quality of life

  Variable n CPQ11-14 Poisson regression
    scores > median Estimative (b) SE PR - adjusted p
    N %     
Children's perception of their oral health fair/poor 166 124 74.7 0.1696 0.0371 1.18 < 0.0001
  excellent/very good/good 349 130 37.2     
Monthly family income ≤ 3 minimum wages 242 143 59.1 0.2015 0.0527 1.22 0.0001
  > 3 minimum wages 44 6 13.6     
Gender Female 290 155 53.4 0.1108 0.035 1.12 0.0015
  Male 225 99 44.0     
Orthodontic treatment need Yes 125 80 64.0 0.1183 0.0382 1.12 0.0019
  No 390 174 44.6     
Mother's education ≤ 8 years 141 94 66.7 0.1011 0.0393 1.11 0.01
  > 8 years 142 52 36.6     
Number of siblings 2 or more 259 157 60.6 0.0813 0.0377 1.08 0.0312
  < 2 256 97 37.9     
Household overcrowding More than 1 person/room 76 50 65.8 0.1056 0.0491 1.11 0.0315
  ≤ 1 person/room 439 204 46.5