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Table 3 Association of clinical variables and diabetes status with oral health-related quality of life

From: Oral health status and oral health-related quality of life among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in the United Arab Emirates: a matched case-control study

DomainVariableParameter Estimatea95% Confidence Interval
Functional LimitationsDiabetics/non-diabetics0.420.02, 0.86
CAL ≥3/CAL < 30.07−0.54, 0.67
DMFT0.07−0.02, 0.11
Physical DisabilityDiabetics/non-diabetics0.34−0.25, 0.93
CAL ≥3/CAL < 3− 0.25−1.1, 0.56
DMFT0.110.06, 0.16
Physical PainDiabetics/non-diabetics0.12−0.48, 0.72
CAL ≥3/CAL < 30.66−0.17, 1.49
DMFT0.060.01, 0.11
Psychological DiscomfortDiabetics/non-diabetics0.12−0.44, 0.67
CAL ≥3/CAL < 30.53−1.2, 0.04
DMFT0.070.02, 0.10
Psychological DisabilityDiabetics/non-diabetics0.31−0.2, 0.84
CAL ≥3/CAL < 30.03−0.68, 0.74
DMFT0.060.02, 0.10
Social DisabilityDiabetics/non-diabetics0.25−0.20, 0.70
CAL ≥3/CAL < 30.58−0.05, 1.21
DMFT0.01−0.02, 0.05
HandicapDiabetics/non-diabetics0.03−0.44, 0.51
CAL ≥3/CAL < 30.840.17, 1.51
DMFT0.02−0.02, 0.06
Total OHIPDiabetics/non-diabetics1.44−1.36, 4.26
CAL ≥3/CAL < 32.18−1.70, 6.05
DMFT0.420.19, 0.64
  1. aLinear regression adjusted for gender and marital status