Table 1 Odds ratios (OR) of being poor general health status (ADL, CPS, DRS, and CHESS) and 95% credible intervals (CI) for individuals having non-intact teeth (NT), chewing difficulty (CD), and dry mouth (DM) compared to individuals without these oral health problems.

From: Association between oral health and general health indicators in older adults

Effect OR 95% CI
ADL
NT 1.195 0.920 1.556
CD 3.452 2.632 4.550
DM 1.390 1.087 1.800
CPS
NT 2.378 1.628 3.464
CD 10.886 7.348 16.287
DM 0.967 0.682 1.366
DRS
NT 1.709 1.299 2.257
CD 3.729 2.769 5.040
DM 3.711 2.845 4.860
CHESS
NT 1.287 1.070 1.549
CD 3.102 2.524 3.825
DM 2.686 2.228 3.232
  1. ADL: Activities of Daily Living.
  2. CPS: Cognitive Performance Scale.
  3. DRS: Depression Rating Scale.
  4. CHESS: Changes in Health, End-Stage Disease, Signs, and Symptoms Scale.