Table 4 Odds ratios from logistic regression analysis for likelihood at the end of the study period of having “all teeth left, or missing a single tooth”

From: Visitors’ experiences of public and private dental care in Sweden in 1992–2012

  Estimate Std. error z-Value p-Value OR Lower Upper
(Intercept) 1.402 0.210 6.677 0.000 4.064 2.716 6.192
University degree at baseline 0.377 0.159 2.368 0.018 1.458 1.074 2.006
Private dental care at baseline 0.259 0.161 1.612 0.107 1.296 0.939 1.766
Male 0.134 0.133 1.004 0.315 1.143 0.881 1.485
Married/cohabiting 0.176 0.167 1.053 0.292 1.192 0.853 1.643
Born in the Nordic countries −0.180 0.548 −0.329 0.742 0.835 0.317 2.874
Born outside the Nordic countries −0.160 0.490 −0.326 0.744 0.852 0.355 2.527
  1. Only respondents who never changed care provider and answered “all teeth left or missing a single tooth” included at baseline. N PDS = 393 persons and N private = 1705. Adjusted model (all variables included in the same model)