Table 1

Unadjusted and adjusted ORs and 95% CIs for caries experience according to potential confounders

Total number of children in cohortCaries
experience
OR95% CIP value
n=50 379n=15 032 (29.8%)
SIMD
 1 (most deprived)11 7775310 (45.1)4.39(4.10 to 4.70)<0.001
 210 0923549 (35.2)2.90(2.70 to 3.11)<0.001
 396092597 (27.0)1.98(1.84 to 2.13)<0.001
 498762154 (21.8)1.49(1.38 to 1.61)<0.001
 5 (least deprived)90251422 (15.8)Referent
Age
 42974788 (26.5)0.85(0.78 to 0.93)<0.001
 543 16512 847 (29.8)Referent
 642401397 (32.9)1.16(1.08 to 1.24)<0.001
Sex
 Female24 7367129 (28.8)0.91(0.87 to 0.94)<0.001
 Male25 6437903 (30.8)Referent
  • SIMD, Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation Index.