Table 3

Relative odds of dental visit and relative utilization intensity of dental services for patients with diabetes compared to controls based on post-matching hurdle model
OR 95% CI p-value
Dental Visit 0.74 0.63 0.86 < 0.001
Relative Utilization Intensity given a Dental Visit
RR 95% CI p-val
Diagnostic 0.94 0.91 0.97 < 0.001
Prophylaxis 0.80 0.71 0.91 < 0.001
Periodontal Maintenance 1.02 0.93 1.13 0.675
Overall Preventive Care^ 0.82 0.69 0.97 0.018
Periodontal-Non Surgical 1.24 1.07 1.44 0.005
Periodontal-Surgical# 0.93 0.65 1.33 0.693
Filling 0.97 0.90 1.05 0.482
Crown 0.91 0.83 1.00 0.041
Extraction* 1.23 1.02 1.48 0.031
Prosthetic-Removable 1.24 1.03 1.49 0.021
Prosthetic-Fixed 1.13 0.97 1.31 0.125

^Prophylaxis Or Periodontal Maintenance.

#To avoid collinearity, subjects with missing region, all taking surgical procedures, were randomly assigned to other region groupings.

*Complete convergence was not achieved. Estimates based on last concave results.

Chaudhari et al.

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

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