Table 4

Children’s sugar intake by socio-demographic and behavioral factors
Manyara Categories % (n) Adjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted RR (95% CI)
Age of child 6-12 month 29.8 (108) 1 0.8 (0.72 - 0.92)
13-24 months 49.1 (305) 0.5 (0.29 - 0.86) 0.9 (0.92 - 1.09)
25-36 months 58.0 (138) ** 1.1 (0.71 – 1.59) 1
Mother’s education Lower 35.8 (123) 1 0.9 (0.89 - 1.02)
At least primary 48.8 (428) ** 1.2 (0.90 - 1.65) 1
Father’s education Lower 34.6 (107) 1 0.9 (0.87 – 1.01)
At least primary 48.6 (437)** 1.3 (0.95 - 1.76) 1
Household assets index 1st quartile-least poor 32.5 (93) 1 0.7 (0.72 - 0.85)
2nd quartile 37.0 (112) 1.1 (0.79 – 1.67) 0.8 (0.75 – 0.89)
3rd quartile 50.5 (154) 1.9 (1.33 – 2.81) 0.9 (0.83 – 0.97)
4th quartile- poorest 58.7 (192) ** 3.1 (2.11 – 4.51) 1
Teeth present upper jaw 0-4 38.3 (260) 1 1.0 (0.93 – 1.09)
5-10 53.7 (291)** 1.0 (0.67 - 1.42) 1
Cleaning mouth More seldom 37.4 (246) 1 0.9 (0.85 – 0.97)
At least daily 54.1 (305) ** 1.7 (1.29 – 2.25) 1
Breast feeding No 55.8 (271) 1 1.1 (0.98 – 1.16)
Yes 38.1 (280)** 0.8 (0.54 - 1.12) 1
Received information from Radio No 35.5 (143) 1 0.9 (0.85 – 0.97)
Yes 49.9 (408)** 1.3 (1.02 – 1.79) 1
Teething symptoms Low 39.9 (215) 1 0.8 (0.84 – 0.95)
High 50.7 (299)** 1.7 (1.31 - 2.19) 1
Kampala
Age of child 6-12 month 43.0 (154) 1 0.8 (0.75 – 1.00)
13-24 months 73.2 (164) 1.6 (0.98 – 2.80) 0.9 (0.88 – 1.07)
25-36 months 91.6 (174)** 4.3 (1.67 – 11.01) 1
Mother’s education Lower 68.6 (216) 1 1.0 (0.93 – 1.06)
At least primary 60.6 (275)* 0.7 (0.50 – 1.12) 1
Teeth present upper jaw 0-4 46.9 (204) 1 0.9 (0.82 – 1.02)
5-10 85.5 (288)** 1.7 (0.93 – 3.20) 1
Cleaning mouth More seldom 49.4 (192) 1 0.9 (0.86 – 0.98)
At least daily 78.3 (300)** 2.6 (1.76 – 3.95) 1
Breast feeding No 82.4 (272) 1 1.0 (0.93 – 1.11)
Yes 49.8 (220)** 0.7 (0.40 – 1.09) 1
Received information from Health worker No 66.6 (401) 1 1.1 (1.04 – 1.23)
Yes 53.5 (91) ** 0.4 (0.28 – 0.73) 1
Teething symptoms Low 64.5 (196) 1 0.9 (0.89 – 1.02)
High 74.3 (240)** 1.6 (1.09 – 2.37) 1

* P < 0.05, **P < 0.01.

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Masumo et al. BMC Oral Health 2012 12:24   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-12-24

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