Table 2

Results of multivariate poisson regression to the prevalence of early childhood caries
PR and IC 95,0%
Variables Univariate Adjusted P value
Family income
No 3.58 (1.80 a 7.12) 2.42 (1.20 a 4.88) p = 0.009*
Less than or equal to minimum wage ($ 282.00) 2.50 (1.36 a 4.61) 2.15 (1,30 a 3.54)
More than one minimum wage 1,00 1,00
Birth weight
Low 8.40 (5.66 a 12.46) 7.09 (3.91 a 12.86) p < 0.001*
Normal 1,00 1,00
Gestational age
Premature 6.11 (4.35 a 8.58) 1.39 (0.89 a 2.19) p = 0.149
Term 1.00 1.00
Risk nutritional
Normal weight 1.00 1.00 p < 0.001*
Obesity 3,40 (1.89 a 6.11) 6,24 (3.06 a 12.72)

(*):Significant at 5.0%.

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

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