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Table 2 Linear regression analysis of predicators of attitudes scores

From: Knowledge, attitudes and self-reported practices toward children oral health among mother’s attending maternal and child’s units, Salé, Morocco

  Univariate analysis Mulivariate analysis
β 95% CI p βadj 95% CI p
Age of mother − 0.03 (− 0.08, 0.02) 0.25 − 0.03 (− 0.10,0.03) 0.30
Age of mother at birth of the first children −0.05 (− 0.02,-0.13) 0.02 0.009 (−0.08,0.10) 0.86
NUMBER OF CHILDERN −0.23 (−0.52, 0.06) 0.12 0.10 (−0.21,0.43) 0.50
Mother’s Educational level
 None 1    1   
 1 to 5 years −0.22 (− 1.13, 0.67) 0.61 − 0.06 (− 1.09, 0.96) 0.89
 6 to 12 0.32 (−0.30, 0.96) 0.30 0.14 (−0.63, 0.92) 0.71
 University 1.38 (0.05,2.71) 0.04 1.7 (0.26,3.14) 0.02
Mother’s employment status, workinga 1.42 (0.34,2.50) 0.01 1.73 (0.68,2.79) 0.002
Children health status, chronic illnessb 0.68 (−0.17,1.54) 0.11 −0.20 (−1.11,0.70) 0.65
Family income
 Low 1    1   
 Medium 1.46 (0.73,2.19) < 0.001 1.47 (0.64,2.30) 0.001
 High 0.82 (−0.67,2.32) 0.27 0.62 (− 0.96,2.21) 0.43
  1. 1 reference category, β unadjasted linear regression coefficient, βadj adjasted linear regression coefficient, CI confidence interval
  2. anon working was reference category
  3. bgood global health was reference category