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Table 3 Multivariate models – % receiving 1+ services by explanatory variables

From: Dental service patterns among private and public adult patients in Australia

  Fillings Extractions Oral prophylaxis X-rays Crown/Bridge Dentures Gum treatment
  OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Site last visit (a)               
   Public 0.99 (0.76,1.29) *1.69 (1.26,2.28) *0.50 (0.38,0.66) 0.97 (0.76,1.24) *0.34 (0.13,0.91) 1.37 (0.93,2.01) 1.15 (0.65,2.04)
Sex (b)               
   Male 1.03 (0.90,1.18) *1.25 (1.04,1.50) *0.74 (0.65,0.86) 0.94 (0.82,1.07) 0.94 (0.73,1.19) 0.86 (0.63,1.16) 0.78 (0.58,1.04)
Last visit (c)               
   Problem *3.93 (3.42,4.51) *5.69 (4.63,6.98) *0.35 (0.30,0.41) *3.09 (2.70,3.54) *3.78 (2.92,4.89) *2.75 (1.98,3.84) *1.47 (1.13,1.93)
Income (d)               
   $20–<40,000 1.21 (0.98,1.51) 0.81 (0.62,1.05) *1.39 (1.10,1.77) *1.32 (1.07,1.63) *1.73 (1.09,2.73) *0.57 (0.37,0.86) 0.95 (0.60,1.52)
   $40–<60,000 *1.32 (1.04,1.69) 0.75 (0.56,1.01) *1.57 (1.22,2.02) *1.61 (1.29,2.01) *2.19 (1.30,3.70) *0.48 (0.29,0.80) 1.15 (0.66,2.02)
   $60–<80,000 1.26 (0.97,1.63) 0.52 (0.36,0.74) *1.67 (1.28,2.17) *1.42 (1.12,1.81) *1.73 (1.03,2.90) *0.49 (0.26,0.93) 1.02 (0.57,1.81)
   $80,000+ 1.12 (0.88,1.42) 0.42 (0.30,0.58) *2.38 (1.82,3.11) *1.61 (1.29,2.00) *2.72 (1.64,4.48) *0.51 (0.28,0.91) 1.22 (0.73,2.04)
Age (e)               
   35–54 years *1.34 (1.13,1.58) 0.88 (0.68,1.12) *1.41 (1.18,1.69) 1.02 (0.87,1.20) *2.09 (1.38,3.18) *3.01 (1.34,6.76) *1.69 (1.04,2.72)
   55–74 years *1.51 (1.24,1.83) *0.75 (0.57,0.98) *2.01 (1.65,2.44) 0.95 (0.79,1.15) *3.30 (2.13,5.14) *6.58 (3.02,14.33) *2.02 (1.21,3.36)
   75+ years *1.53 (1.12,2.08) 0.72 (0.46,1.13) *1.96 (1.45,2.65) *0.70 (0.53,0.93) *2.93 (1.54,5.60) *10.19 (4.25,24.46) 1.51 (0.78,2.93)
Pseudo R-squared 0.149 0.179 0.134 0.101 0.102 0.124 0.017
  1. Reference categories: (a) Private; (b) Female; (c) Check-up; (d) <$20,000; (e) 15–34 years
  2. *(P < 0.05)