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Table 3 Bivariate association of Oral Health-Related Quality of Life and cohort attributes

From: Oral Health-Related Quality of Life among a large national cohort of 87,134 Thai adults

Cohort attributes Oral Health-Related Quality of Life outcome (Odds Ratios)
  Speaking Swallowing Chewing Social Pain
Characteristics   
   Males 1 1 1 1 1
   Females 0.84[p = 0.00] 0.58[p = 0.00] 0.92[p = 0.10] 1.06[p = 0.01] 1.10[p = 0.00]
Age (years)      
   15-29 1 1 1 1 1
30-49 1.56[p = 0.00] 1.40[p = 0.00] 1.74[p = 0.00] 0.98[p = 0.47] 0.82[p = 0.00]
50+ 3.44[p = 0.00] 3.25[p = 0.00] 3.25[p = 0.00] 0.78[p = 0.00] 0.89[p = 0.12]
Income (Baht per month)      
   < 3000 0.93[p = 0.31] 1.06[p = 0.62] 0.73[p = 0.00] 1.28[p = 0.00] 1.39[p = 0.00]
   3001-7000 0.78[p = 0.00] 1.16[p = 0.17] 0.83[p = 0.00] 1.26[p = 0.00] 1.35[p = 0.00]
   7001-10000 0.79[p = 0.00] 1.06[p = 0.70] 0.83[p = 0.00] 1.17[p = 0.00] 1.22[p = 0.00]
   > 10000 1 1 1 1 1
Education      
   Up to high school 0.89[p = 0.04] 1.34[p = 0.01] 1.12[p = 0.00] 1.14[p = 0.00] 1.17[p = 0.00]
   Diploma/certificate 0.93[p = 0.27] 1.38[p = 0.00] 1.13[p = 0.00] 1.14[p = 0.00] 1.22[p = 0.00]
   University degree 1 1 1 1 1
Household assets (Baht)      
   0-30,000 0.87[p = 0.01] 1.14[p = 0.22] 1.01[p = 0.60] 1.28[p = 0.00] 1.41[p = 0.00]
   30,001-60,000 0.99[p = 0.93] 1.15[p = 0.22] 1.05 [p = 0.06] 1.17[p = 0.00] 1.23[p = 0.00]
   > 60,000 1 1 1 1 1
Lifecourse urbanization      
   Lifetime rural residents 1 1 1 1 1
   Rural-urban residents 1.07[p = 0.21] 1.01[p = 0.91] 1.08[p = 0.00] 1.00[p = 0.97] 0.99[p = 0.57]
   Lifetime urban residents 1.23[p = 0.01] 0.97[p = 0.82] 1.04[p = 0.16] 0.99[p = 0.74] 0.84[p = 0.00]
Health behaviours      
Smoking      
   Not a regular smoker 1 1 1 1 1
   Ever smoker 1.48[p = 0.00] 1.72[p = 0.00] 1.45[p = 0.00] 1.21[p = 0.00] 1.07[p = 0.03]
   A regular smoker 1.49[p = 0.00] 1.89[p = 0.00] 1.56[p = 0.00] 1.30[p = 0.00] 1.25[p = 0.00]
Alcohol drinking      
   Not a regular drinker 1 1 1 1 1
   A regular drinker 1.53[p = 0.00] 1.38[p = 0.00] 1.57[p = 0.00] 1.26[p = 0.00] 1.24[p = 0.00]
Number of teeth      
   Remaining teeth ≥ 20 1 1 1 1 1
   Remaining teeth < 20 7.14[p = 0.00] 6.90[p = 0.00] 3.78[p = 0.00] 2.51[p = 0.00] 1.55[p = 0.00]