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Table 2 Perceived need for dental care regressed on socio-demographics and OIDP items- adjusted for age, gender, place of residence and parental education

From: Dental pain, oral impacts and perceived need for dental treatment in Tanzanian school students: a cross-sectional study

  Unadjusted % (n) Adjusted total OR (95% CI) Adjusted urban OR (95% CI) Adjusted rural OR (95% CI)
Male 48.0 (416) 1 1 1
Female 42.6 (374) 0.8 (0.6–0.9) 0.7 (0.5–1.0) 0.8 (0.6–1.1)
a1st quartile (poorest) 42.8 (199) 1 1 1
2nd quartile 42.8 (1991) 1.0 (0.8–1.2) 0.8 (0.5–1.2) 1.0 (0.7–1.4)
3rd quartile 58.0 (40) 1.6 (0.9–2.8) 1.5 (0.7–2.9) 1.5 (0.5–4.2)
4th quartile (least poor) 49.5 (219)* 1.2 (0.9–1.6) 1.0 (0.7–1.5) 1.2 (0.7–4.9)
Eat problem     
   No 40.0 (563) 1 1 1
   Yes 67.6 (227)** 1.9 (1.4–2.7) 1.4 (1.0–2.1) 2.9 (1.7–4.9)
Cleaning     
   No 40.3 (566) 1 1 1
   Yes 65.9 (224)** 1.6 (1.2–2.5) 2.0 (1.3–3.0) 1.2 (0.7–2.0)
Sleep     
   No 8.9 (85) 1 1 1
   Yes 21.4 (169)** 1.2 (0.8–1.8) 1.0 (0.6–1.7) 1.8 (1.0–3.1)
Nagelkerke's R2 0.093 0.089 0.076 0.14
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.0001 a family wealth index