Table 1

Baseline characteristics by diabetes status and dental visit status
Diabetes status (exposure) Dental visit status (outcome)
Controls Adults with diabetes % with no dental visit No. of services given at least 1
(n = 44985) (n = 4038) (N = 49023) visit
No. %* No. %* %= 10% Mean ( SD)
Age
40-45 9,768 22 399 10 9 26.0 (12.4)
46-50 11,203 25 708 18 9 27.2 (13.0)
51-54 8,991 20 809 20 9 28.2 (13.4)
55-59 7,503 17 933 23 10 29.0 (13.9)
60-70 7,520 17 1,189 29 12 29.4 (14.1)
Sex
Female 24,113 54 1,824 45 8 27.9 (12.9)
Male 20,872 46 2,214 55 11 27.8 (13.9)
Smoking Status
No 36,958 82 3,439 85 8 28.1 (12.9)
Yes 6,960 15 590 15 17 26.6 (15.5)
BMI
Underweight-Normal 11,684 26 339 8 6 28.5 (12.5)
Overweight 15,664 35 979 24 8 28.3 (13.2)
Obese 8,605 19 1,114 28 11 27.7 (13.8)
Clinically Obese 3,521 8 718 18 12 27.4 (14.2)
Morbidly Obese 2,125 5 682 17 14 26.1 (14.1)
Well Care Visits
0 11,771 26 1,726 43 17 25.9 (14.4)
1 13,720 31 1,212 30 10 27.4 (13.6)
> = 2 19,494 43 1,100 27 5 29.2 (12.4)
(5.30 - 6.48) 14837 33 241 6 9 26.6 (12.5)
(6.48 - 6.80) 5136 11 91 2 8 27.9 (12.8)
(6.80 - 7.37) 8790 20 279 7 9 27.9 (13.0)
(7.37 - 7.95) 9258 21 492 12 9 28.5 (13.4)
(7.95 - 11.17) 6857 15 2,922 72 12 28.6 (14.9)
Ace-Statin Usage
No Ace-Statin 39,804 88 1,142 28 9 27.8 (13.0)
Only Ace 2,615 6 1,691 42 14 27.5 (13.6)
Only Statin 1,628 4 208 5 10 28.8 (13.8)
Both Ace-Statin 938 2 997 25 14 27.7 (14.9)
Region
King County 19,666 44 1,511 37 6 28.9 (13.4)
North 4,809 11 428 11 7 28.5 (13.3)
East 232 1 27 1 15 27.4 (14.1)
South 6,001 13 664 16 12 27.1 (14.2)
West 13,822 31 1,351 33 11 26.4 (12.8)
Insurance Group
Medicare 3,560 8 566 14 12 29.1 (13.9)
Ind-Com-Other 14,264 32 996 25 6 28.9 (13.1)
Government 27,161 60 2,476 61 11 27.1 (13.4)
Diabetes Status
No - - 9 27.9 (13.2)
Yes - - 16 26.9 (14.9)

Missingness on Smoking Status (2.2%), BMI (7.3%), Co-morbidity (0.2%); Out of state (1.04%).

* Column Percentages; Row Percentages.

Chaudhari et al.

Chaudhari et al. BMC Oral Health 2012 12:20   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-12-20

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