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Table 3 Adjusted prevalence ratios of good to excellent self-rated dental health stratified by household income group

From: Self-rated dental health and dental insurance: modification by household income

  Income < $40,000 Income $40,000– < $80,000 Income $80,000– < $120,000 Income ≥ $120,000
  PR (95% CIs) P PR (95% CIs) P PR (95% CIs) P PR (95% CIs) P
  n = 206    n = 314    n = 258    n = 215   
Sex             
Male 1.05 (0.81,1.36) 0.706 1.10 (0.97,1.24) 0.141 0.83 (0.72,0.96) 0.014 0.89 (0.79,1.01) 0.069
Female (ref.)         
Age group             
30 – 39 (ref.)         
40 – 49 0.89 (0.65,1.20) 0.439 1.03 (0.89,1.19) 0.678 1.10 (0.94,1.28) 0.239 0.95 (0.81,1.12) 0.555
50 – 61 0.70 (0.51,0.95) 0.023 0.93 (0.8,1.09) 0.372 1.05 (0.90,1.23) 0.525 0.81 (0.68,0.97) 0.024
Tooth brushing             
Less than twice a day (ref.)         
Twice a day or more 1.33 (1.03,1.71) 0.029 1.20 (1.05,1.38) 0.009 1.11 (0.96,1.29) 0.154 1.08 (0.94,1.24) 0.263
Dental insurance             
Insured 1.38 (1.07,1.78) 0.014 1.20 (1.05,1.37) 0.007 1.10 (0.96,1.26) 0.184 1.00 (0.85,1.17) 0.997
Uninsured (ref.)   .       
  1. Notes:
  2. PR: Prevalence Ratios.
  3. Ref: reference category.