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Table 6 Determinants of oral health care services utilization after project intervention (N = 126)

From: Barriers and facilitators of dental service utilization by children aged 8 to 11 years in Enugu State, Nigeria

Variable Adjusted OR 95 % CI P value
Socio-economic status    
 High 1.00 - -
 Middle 0.50 0.31 – 0.79 0.003
 Low 0.24 0.13 – 0.45 <0.001
Form of parenthood    
 With both parents 1.00 - -
 With one of the parents 0.00 0.00 0.99
 With relative/guardian/step parent 0.08 0.01 – 0.60 0.01
Number of siblings    
 No sibling 1.00 - -
 1–2 siblings 1.43 0.41 – 5.02 0.58
 3–4 siblings 0.71 0.21– 2.42 0.58
 >4 siblings 0.75 0.22 – 2.61 0.65
Predisposition to oral health service utilization    
 Negative 1.00 - -
 Positive 2.96 1.48 – 5.90 0.002