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Table 5 Association of clinical variables with oral health-related quality of life among diabetic patients

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 < 30.47− 0.32, 1.26
DMFT0.05−0.02, 0.1
Physical DisabilityCAL > 3/CAL < 31.08− 0.03, 2.11
DMFT0.02−0.05, 0.10
Physical PainCAL ≥3/CAL < 30.18− 0.004, 0.15
DMFT0.07−0.88, 1.25
Psychological DiscomfortCAL > 3/CAL < 30.99−0.01, 2.0
DMFT0.02−0.05, 0.10
Psychological DisabilityCAL > 3/CAL < 30.43− 0.50, 1.36
DMFT0.03−0.04, 0.10
Social DisabilityCAL > 3 /CAL < 30.980.11, 1.88
DMFT−0.01− 0.41, 1.09
HandicapCAL > 3/CAL < 31.20.36, 2.01
DMFT−0.10.01, 0.11
Total OHIPCAL > 3/CAL < 34.86−0.27, 9.9
DMFT0.23−0.14, 0.61
  1. aLinear regression adjusted for gender and marital status