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Table 5 Multinomial logistic regression in affected subjects

From: Are distinctive risk indicators associated with different stages of caries in children? A cross-sectional study

Number of observations = 165 log likelihood = −117.77 p < 0.01
  Coef (SE) p > |z| 95% Conf. Interval
Initial lesions (ICDS =1/2) Maternal educational level (Compulsory) 0.16 (0.41) 0.70 −0.64/0.95
Paternal educational level (Compulsory) 0.77 (0.62) 0.22 −0.45/1.98
Gender (Male) 1.77 (0.82) 0.03 0.16/3.39
Paternal occupational status (Unemployed) 0.89 (0.45) 0.04 0.03/1.77
Sweetened pacifier at night (Yes) 0.12 (0.84) 0.88 −1.52/1.76
Moderate lesions (ICDS = 3/4) Maternal educational level (Compulsory) 0.60 (0.21) <0.01 0.19/1.02
Paternal educational level (Compulsory) −0.19 (0.19) 0.34 −0.58/0.20
Gender (Male) −0.15 (0.38) 0.69 −0.89/0.59
Paternal occupational status (Unemployed) −0.71 (0.32) 0.03 −1.35/−0.08
Sweetened pacifier at night (Yes) −1.16 (0.43) <0.01 −2.01/−0.31
Extensive lesions (ICDS = 5/6) Base outcome
  1. The most prevalent caries stage (initial, moderate, extensive) was used as the dependent variable