Table 4

Relative odds and relative utilization intensity for dental service classes among dental-visit patients with diabetes compared to controls based on post-matching hurdle model
OR 95% CI p-value
Use of Service given a Dental Visit
Diagnostic 0.92 0.62 1.36 0.677
Prophylaxis 0.77 0.68 0.87 < 0.001
Periodontal Maintenance 1.24 1.10 1.39 < 0.001
Overall Preventive Care^ 0.76 0.65 0.90 0.001
Periodontal-Non Surgical 1.30 1.15 1.48 < 0.001
Periodontal-Surgical 0.86 0.62 1.18 0.350
Filling 0.80 0.71 0.89 < 0.001
Crown 0.84 0.76 0.93 0.001
Extraction 1.38 1.23 1.54 < 0.001
Prosthetic-Removable 1.36 1.17 1.57 < 0.001
Prosthetic-Fixed 1.15 0.97 1.35 0.103
RR 95% CI p-val
Intensity of Service (given use of a specific service)
Diagnostic 0.94 0.91 0.97 < 0.001
Prophylaxis 0.95 0.93 0.98 0.002
Periodontal Maintenance 0.96 0.91 1.01 0.111
Overall Preventive Care^ 0.96 0.94 0.99 0.016
Periodontal-Non Surgical 1.02 0.96 1.09 0.504
Periodontal-Surgical 1.00 1.00 1.00 0.871
Filling 1.01 0.96 1.07 0.745
Crown 0.96 0.90 1.03 0.247
Extraction* 1.06 0.93 1.20 0.389
Prosthetic-Removable 1.00 0.99 1.01 0.476
Prosthetic-Fixed 1.00 0.999 1.00 0.417

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

^Prophylaxis Or Periodontal Maintenance.

Chaudhari et al.

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

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