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Table 3 Logistic regression coefficients for the association of tooth loss and multimorbidity in Brazilian older adults (n = 22,728). The Brazilian National Health Survey, 2019

From: Multimorbidity and tooth loss: the Brazilian National Health Survey, 2019

Multimorbidity Presence of Functional Dentition Severe tooth Loss
Unadjusted Adjusteda Unadjusted Adjusteda
OR (95%CI) OR (95%CI) OR (95%CI) OR (95%CI)
no 1 1 1 1
multimorbidity ≥ 2 0.68 (0.62; 0.72) 0.77 (0.70; 0.85) 1.37 (1.26; 1.49) 1.17 (1.06; 1.29)
no 1 1 1 1
multimorbidity ≥ 3 0.66 (0.60; 0.74) 0.76 (0.68; 0.86) 1.39 (1.26; 1.55) 1.18 (1.05; 1.32)
  1. aAdjusted for sex, race, income, schooling, age groups, geographic region and smoking status