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Table 3 Social and emotional well-being of ABC study participants by dental disease experience and oral health impact factors

From: Oral health and social and emotional well-being in a birth cohort of Aboriginal Australian young adults

  Anxiety
mean (95% CI)
Resilience
mean (95% CI)
Depression
mean (95% CI)
Suicide
mean (95% CI)
Mental health
mean (95% CI)
Total 2.07 (1.78-2.36) 21.64 (21.19-22.09) 4.06 (3.71-4.41) 0.52 (0.38-0.66) 6.65 (6.04-7.26)
Range 0-18 5-27 0-17 0-9 0-30
Dental disease experience      
DT > 0      
   No 1.45 (1.06-1.84)* 21.36 (20.34-22.38) 3.68 (3.07-4.29) 0.41 (0.21-0.61) 5.54 (4.62-6.46)*
   Yes 2.30 (1.93-2.67) 21.74 (21.25-22.23) 4.20 (3.79-4.61) 0.57 (0.41-0.73) 7.07 (6.33-7.81)
FT > 0      
   No 2.19 (1.86-2.52) 21.28 (20.75-21.81)* 3.93 (3.56-4.30) 0.50 (0.36-0.64) 6.63 (5.94-7.32)
   Yes 1.58 (1.05-2.11) 23.00 (22.20-23.80) 4.58 (3.72-5.44) 0.61 (0.28-0.94) 6.77 (5.46-8.08)
DMFT > 0      
   No 1.32 (0.95-1.69)* 21.11 (19.95-22.27) 3.25 (2.68-3.82)* 0.36 (0.16-0.56)* 4.92 (4.04-5.80)*
   Yes 2.29 (1.94-2.64) 21.79 (21.30-22.28) 4.30 (3.89-4.71) 0.57 (0.41-0.73) 7.16 (6.43-7.89)
Mean DT (Pearson's correlation coefficient) 0.14* -0.02 0.05 0.15* 0.13*
Moderate or severe periodontal disease      
   No 2.09 (1.74-2.44) 21.78 (21.25-22.31) 4.07 (3.68-4.46) 0.58 (0.42-0.74) 6.74 (6.03-7.45)
   Yes 2.01 (1.48-2.54) 21.25 (20.37-22.13) 4.03 (3.34-4.72) 0.37 (0.19-0.55) 6.42 (5.30-7.54)
Oral health impact      
How have your teeth been since last wet?      
   All good, none hurting 1.62 (1.29-1.95)* 21.85 (21.24-22.46) 3.72 (3.27-4.17)* 0.43 (0.27-0.59) 5.76 (5.05-6.47)*
   Some good, some hurting or none good, all hurting 2.64 (2.15-3.13) 21.36 (20.67-22.05) 4.50 (3.97-5.03) 0.65 (0.43-0.87) 7.79 (6.79-8.79)
Have you ever had a tooth removed because it hurt too much?      
   No 1.96 (1.65-2.27) 21.75 (21.24-22.26) 3.93 (3.56-4.30) 0.47 (0.33-0.61) 6.35 (5.70-7.00)*
   Yes 2.52 (1.87-3.17) 21.18 (20.20-22.16) 4.61 (3.73-5.49) 0.73 (0.40-1.06) 7.87 (6.42-9.32)
Do you think your teeth look ok?      
   All good 1.52 (1.17-1.87)* 22.18 (21.45-22.91) 3.67 (3.06-4.28) 0.30 (0.16-0.44)* 5.48 (4.60-6.36)*
   Some good or none good 2.38 (1.99-2.77) 21.34 (20.77-21.91) 4.28 (3.87-4.69) 0.65 (0.47-0.83) 7.31 (6.53-8.09)
  1. *P < 0.05