Table 3

The results of multiple logistic regression analysis of the relationship between death as a dependent variable and several independent variables (age, gender, dental visits, dental plaque, calculus, education, income, socioeconomic status, pack-years of smoking)

Dependent variableExplaining variableβχ2p ValueOR (95% CI)
DeathAge0.685.270.0221.98 (1.11 to 3.54)
Gender (male)0.654.500.0341.91 (1.05 to 3.46)
Dental plaque0.583.900.0481.79 (1.01 to 3.19)
  • Cox & Snell R2 =0.017; Nagelkerke R2=0.060.