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Table 3 Strength of association between the utilization of oral health services and the variables under study.

From: Oral health service utilization by elderly beneficiaries of the Mexican Institute of Social Security in México city

Variable OR (95% CI) p Adjusted OR (95% CI) p
Sex     
   Male 1   1  
   Female 1.8 (1.3–2.5) <0.001 2.0 (1.4–3.1) <0.001
Age     
   75 years or older 1   1  
   60–74 years 0.8 (0.6–1.2) 0.409 0.9 (0.6–1.2) 0.618
Marital Status     
   Single/divorced/widowed 1   1  
   Married 0.7 (0.6–1.1.) 0.074 1.0 (0.7–1.4) 0.883
Schooling     
   ≤ 6 years 1   1  
   > 6 years 1.5 (1.1–2.0) 0.008 1.4 (1.1–2.0) 0.020
Paid Work     
   No 1   1  
   Yes 1.1 (0.8–1.5) 0.376 1.3 (0.9–1.9) 0.114
Cognitive Decline     
   No 1.0   1  
   Yes 0.9 (0.6–1.3) 0.692 0.9 (0.6–1.3) 0.774
Depression     
   No 1   1  
   Yes 1.1 (0.8–1.2) 0.247 1.1 (0.8–1.6) 0.314
Morbidity     
   ≤ 3 1   1  
   > 3 0.9 (0.6–1.2) 0.549 0.6 (0.3–0.9) 0.020
Medication Consumption     
   ≤ 4 1   1  
   > 4 0.6 (0.4–0.9) 0.007 1.1 (0.7–1.6) 0.562
Coronal DMFT     
   ≤ 22 1   1  
   > 22 0.6 (0.4–0.9) 0.015 0.6 (0.4–0.9) 0.024
Root DFT     
   ≤ 2 1   1  
   > 2 0.7 (0.5–1.1) 0.104 0.8 (0.6–1.2) 0.487
  1. OR: Odds ratio Adjusted
  2. OR: Adjusted odds ratio among all the variables.
  3. 95% CI: 95% confidence interval