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Table 4 Multiple logistic regression analysis for the association between total GOHAI score and unsatisfactory BMI

From: Association between oral health-related quality of life and nutritional status among older adults in district of Kuala Pilah, Malaysia

Variables Adjusted Odd Ratioa 95% of CI for OR p value
Age groupb    0.011*
 50–69 1.84 1.15, 2.94
 70 & above 1.0
Medical conditionb    0.016*
 Yes 1.67 1.10, 2.52
 No 1.0
Dentate statusb    0.43
 Dentate 1.0
 Edentate 0.80 0.47, 1.39
Perception of oral health (GOHAI score)
 High 1.0 < 0.001*
 Low 2.31 1.46, 3.64
  1. aThe multiple logistic regression model is reasonably fit with Hosmer-Lemeshow goodness of fit. (χ2(8) = 10.968; p = 0.204), area under ROC = 0.67
  2. bThere is no significant interaction between age group, medical condition and dentate status (Controlled variables)