Table 1

Early childhood caries, family income, adolescent pregnancy, birth weight, gestational age and nutritional risk
Evaluation ECC
Variable YES NO TOTAL P value PR (IC a 95%)
N % n % N %
TOTAL 64 20.0 256 80.0 320 100.0
Family income
No Income 14 34.1 27 65.9 41 100.0 p(1) = 0.01* 3.34 (1.71 to 6.51)
Less than or equal to minimum wage ($ 282.00) 37 24.3 115 75.7 152 100.0 2.38 (1.32 to 4.27)
More than one minimum wage 13 10.2 114 89.8 127 100.0 1,00
Adolescent pregnancy
Yes 15 18.7 65 81.3 80 100,0 p(1) >0.18 1.16 (0,63 to 2,01)
No 38 16 204 84 240 100,0 1,00
Birth weight
Low 37 80.4 9 19.6 46 100.0 p(1) < 0.01* 8.16 (5,55 to 12.00)
Normal 27 9.9 247 90.1 274 100,0 1.00
Gestacional age
Premature 24 82.8 5 17.2 29 100.0 p(1) < 0.01* 6.02 (4.32 to 8.39)
Term 40 13.7 251 86.3 291 100.0 1.00
Nutritional Risk
Underweight 2 100,0 - - 2 10,0 p(1) = 0.01* **
Normal weight 57 18.4 253 81.6 310 100.0
Obesity 5 62.5 3 37.5 8 100.0

(*)Significant association at 5.0%.

(**)Unable to determine due to the occurrence of null frequencies.

(1) By chi-square test.

dos Santos Junior et al.

dos Santos Junior et al. BMC Oral Health 2014 14:47   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-14-47

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