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Table 3 Final logistic regression model for frailty, elderly ≥70 years old from Mexico City, 2009

From: Oral health conditions and frailty in Mexican community-dwelling elderly: a cross sectional analysis

  Wald DF P OR 95% CI
Lower Upper
Sex (Women) 4.72 1 0.03 1.94 1.07 3.52
Age (years) 17.62 1 0.00 1.09 1.05 1.14
MMSE (≤18) 2.50 1 0.11 1.72 0.88 3.39
Incontinence (yes) 10.66 1 0.001 2.72 1.49 4.95
Hospitalization (yes) 3.75 1 0.053 2.37 0.99 5.67
Medications per day (number) 20.09 1 0.00 1.31 1.16 1.47
Myocardial infarction(yes) 3.86 1 0.049 3.76 1.004 14.07
Stroke (yes) 1.29 1 0.26 2.14 0.57 7.98
Osteoporosis (yes) 2.55 1 0.11 1.76 0.88 3.51
Self-perception of oral health       
Better 8.63 2 0.01    
Same 3.36 1 0.07 1.76 0.96 3.24
Worse 8.23 1 0.004 3.23 1.45 7.21
Utilization of dental services (no) 6.60 1 0.01 2.10 1.19 3.71
Number of teeth (number) 0.65 1 0.42 0.99 0.95 1.02
Severe periodontitis (yes) 3.48 1 0.062 3.79 0.93 15.37
Periodontitis * smoking 0.63 1 0.43 0.43 0.05 3.51
Number of teeth * diabetes 3.01 1 0.08 0.94 0.87 1.01
Stroke * hypertension 0.63 1 0.43 0.52 0.10 2.59
Stroke * hospitalization 1.16 1 0.28 0.32 0.04 2.57
Diabetes * hospitalization 0.47 1 0.49 1.76 0.35 8.78
Constant 34.18 1 0.000 0.00   
  1. MMSE = Minimental State Examination.