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Table 6 Logistic regression analysis results in relation between the prevalence of dental erosion and children's gender, frequency of consumption of carbonated drinks, and mother's level of education

From: The prevalence of dental erosion and associated risk factors in 12-13-year-old school children in Southern China

      95% CI for OR
Variables B SE P OR lower upper
Gender       
   Male*       
   Female 0.247 0.117 0.035 1.281 1.023 1.624
Carbonated drinks       
   < Once a week*       
   ≥Once a week 0.262 0.120 0.029 1.299 1.028 1.643
Mother's education       
   Primary*       
   Secondary -0.043 0.126 0.734 0.958 0.749 1.266
   College and postgraduate -0.431 0.175 0.013 0.650 0.461 0.914
Constant -1.358 0.204 < 0.001 0.257   
  1. B: regression coefficient; SE: standard error; P: significance; OR: odds ratio
  2. *parameters
  3. Omnibus Tests of Model Coefficients: X2 = 22.105, df = 4, P < 0.001