Table 4

Results of multiple logistic regression analysis after adjustment for age and gender
TMD symptoms Significant factors (Odds ratio and 95% CI)a
Tinnitus Vertigo Otalgia Headache Depression
Group I (Clicking) 1.55** 1.34 * 1.36 * 1.85***
(1.12-2.15) (1.02-1.75) (1.01-1.83) (1.37-2.50)
Group II (Pain in TMJ) 12.07 *** 2.77* 5.76***
(4.78-30.52) (1.05-7.32) (2.23-14.85)
Group III (Difficulty in mouth opening) 2.94* 3.04*
(1.06-8.10) (1.16-8.00)
Group IV (Clicking and pain in TMJ) 13.22 *** 8.30***
(5.75-30.39) (3.40-20.29)
Group V (Clicking and difficulty in mouth opening) (1.36-5.04)
Group VI (Pain in TMJ and difficulty in mouth opening)
Group VII (Clicking, pain in TMJ and difficulty in mouth opening) 2.04*
(1.29-3.21)

*: P < 0.05, **: P < 0.01, ***: P < 0.001, adjusted by age and gender.

a Reference category: no aural symptoms.

Akhter et al.

Akhter et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:58   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-58

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