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Table 4 Association of clinical variables with oral health-related quality of life among non-diabetics

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 LimitationsCAL ≥3/CAL < 3− 0.73− 1.80, 0.35
DMFT0.080.03, 0.12
Physical DisabilityCAL ≥3/CAL < 3−0.21−1.57, 1.16
DMFT0.090.03, 0.15
Physical PainCAL ≥3/CAL < 3−1.11−2.4, 0.19
DMFT0.130.08, 0.19
Psychological DiscomfortCAL ≥3/CAL < 3− 0.23− 1.55, 1.09
DMFT0.070.02, 0.13
Psychological DisabilityCAL ≥3/CAL < 3− 0.58− 1.78, 0.63
DMFT0.080.02, 0.13
Social DisabilityCAL ≥3/CAL < 3−0.17−1.18, 0.83
DMFT0.02−0.02, 0.06
HandicapCAL ≥3/CAL < 3−0.04−1.24, 1.17
DMFT−0.01−0.05, 0.05
Total OHIPCAL ≥3/CAL < 3−3.1−9.28, 3.2
DMFT0.450.19, 0.74
  1. aLinear regression adjusted for gender and marital status