Table 2

Multivariate analyses of factors associated with dental prosthetic treatment needs among inpatients with schizophrenia in Taiwan
Variables Fixed prosthesis a Removable prosthesis RP b
B OR P 95.0% CI for OR B OR P 95.0% CI for OR
Age (yrs)
 20-44 1 (r) 1 (r)
 45-54 −0.16 0.85 0.297 0.63-1.16 0.72 2.06 <0.001 1.50-2.83
 55-64 −0.93 0.40 <0.001 0.27-0.59 1.04 2.82 <0.001 1.91-4.18
 65+ −1.37 0.25 <0.001 0.15-0.44 2.28 9.75 <0.001 4.78-19.87
Education (yrs)
>6 1 (r)
≤6 0.40 1.49 0.004 1.13-1.95
LOS (yrs)
≤10 1 (r)
>10 0.36 1.43 0.016 1.07-1.91
AUC 0.62 0.71

Abbreviations: LOS: length of stay; AUC: area under curve; r: reference.

Variables entered: a age, education, LOS; b age, education, grade of disability, low income, use of FGA, LOS.

Chu et al.

Chu et al. BMC Oral Health 2013 13:8   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-13-8

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