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Table 3 Odd ratios for the number of remaining teeth to each component of the EQ-5D

From: Number of remaining teeth and health-related quality of life: the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2010–2012

Number of teeth Odds ratio (95% CI)b
EQ-5Da
Total scorec
Mobility Self-care Usual activity Pain/discomfort Anxiety/depression
0–15 0.912 ± 0.007 1 1 1 1 1
16–20 0.934 ± 0.007 1.150 1.238 1.139 1.133 0.915
   (0.914–1.446) (0.914–1.446) (0.877–1.480) (0.902–1.424) (0.685–1.223)
21–28 0.944 ± 0.004 1.256 1.441 1.241 1.160 0.851
   (1.056–1.495) (1.056–1.495) (1.022–1.508) (0.990–1.360) (0.679–1.066)
P for trend < 0.001 0.011 0.009 0.029 0.073 0.164
  1. The p-values were obtained by multiple logistic regression analysis
  2. adefined as G1 and reference group (G2 + G3) (Grade 1: no problems; Grade 2: some problems; Grade 3: severe problem),
  3. bAdjusted for age, sex, body mass index, smoking, drinking, exercise, income, education, and metabolic syndrome
  4. cEQ-5D index was calculated according to the weight of Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Korea. The total of index five items is converted to 15 points (highest score) making the total score 1
  5. EQ-5D; The EuroQoL five-dimension questionnaire, and CI; confidence interval