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Table 2 Logistic regression models for tooth filling utilization among people with disabilities

From: Utilization of tooth filling services by people with disabilities in Taiwan

Variables OR 95 % CI p-value
Gender
  Female 1
  Male 0.78 0.77 0.79 <0.001*
Age
  <20 years 1
  20–24 years 0.70 0.67 0.72 <0.001*
  25–29 years 0.59 0.57 0.61 <0.001*
  30–34 years 0.49 0.48 0.51 <0.001*
  35–39 years 0.44 0.42 0.45 <0.001*
  40–44 years 0.42 0.41 0.43 <0.001*
  45–49 years 0.41 0.40 0.43 <0.001*
  50–54 years 0.40 0.38 0.41 <0.001*
  55–59 years 0.38 0.37 0.39 <0.001*
  60–64 years 0.37 0.36 0.39 <0.001*
  65–69 years 0.35 0.34 0.36 <0.001*
  70–74 years 0.29 0.28 0.30 <0.001*
  ≥75 years 0.22 0.22 0.23 <0.001*
Educational level
  Elementary school and under 1
  Junior high school 1.15 1.13 1.17 <0.001*
  Senior (vocational) high school 1.38 1.35 1.40 <0.001*
  Junior college and university or above 1.71 1.67 1.75 <0.001*
  Unclear 1.20 1.18 1.22 <0.001*
Marital status
  Married 1
  Unmarried 1.16 1.14 1.18 <0.001*
  Divorced or widowed 1.05 1.01 1.08 0.011*
  Unclear 0.95 0.93 0.96 <0.001*
Aboriginal status
  No 1
  Yes 0.76 0.72 0.80 <0.001*
Urbanization of residence area
  Level 1 1
  Level 2 0.87 0.86 0.89 <0.001*
  Level 3 0.79 0.77 0.80 <0.001*
  Level 4 0.70 0.69 0.71 <0.001*
  Level 5 0.58 0.56 0.60 <0.001*
  Level 6 0.61 0.59 0.63 <0.001*
  Level 7 0.63 0.61 0.64 <0.001*
Premium-based monthly salary (NT$)
  ≤17,280 1 -
  Dependent population 1.00 0.98 1.02 0.989
  17,281–22,800 1.10 1.09 1.12 <0.001*
  22,801–28,800 1.28 1.24 1.31 <0.001*
  28,801–36,300 1.34 1.29 1.38 <0.001*
  36,301–45,800 1.42 1.37 1.46 <0.001*
  ≥45,801 1.48 1.43 1.54 <0.001*
Low-income household
  No 1
  Yes 0.97 0.95 0.99 0.038*
Catastrophic injury or disease
  No 1
  Yes 1.12 1.10 1.13 <0.001*
Relevant chronic diseases     
  Cancer 1.06 1.03 1.09 <0.001*
  Endocrine and metabolic disease 1.02 1.01 1.03 0.024*
  Mental illness 1.12 1.11 1.14 <0.001*
  Disease of the nervous system 1.00 0.98 1.02 0.970
  Disease of the circulatory system 0.95 0.93 0.96 <0.001*
  Disease of the respiratory system 1.14 1.12 1.15 <0.001*
  Disease of the digestive system 1.16 1.14 1.18 <0.001*
  Disease of the urinary system 1.01 0.98 1.04 0.428
  Disease of the skeletal and muscular system and connective tissue 1.29 1.27 1.31 <0.001*
  Disease of the eyes and auxiliary organs 1.23 1.21 1.26 <0.001*
  Infectious diseases 1.09 1.06 1.13 <0.001*
  Congenital malformation 1.05 1.02 1.09 0.003*
  Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders 1.06 1.04 1.09 <0.001*
  Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs 1.01 0.98 1.04 0.500
  Diseases of the ear and mastoid process 1.16 1.13 1.19 <0.001*
  Others 1.35 1.32 1.37 <0.001*
Type of disability
  Visual impairment 1
  Hearing impediment 1.13 1.10 1.16 <0.001*
  Speech impediment 1.43 1.40 1.46 <0.001*
  Limb impediment 1.11 1.06 1.16 <0.001*
  Mental retardation 0.89 0.87 0.91 <0.001*
  Multiple impediments 0.94 0.91 0.96 <0.001*
  Major organ malfunction 1.30 1.27 1.33 <0.001*
  Facial disfigurement 0.97 0.89 1.05 0.391
  Dementia 0.75 0.71 0.79 <0.001*
  Autism 1.05 1.01 1.11 0.045*
  Chromosomal abnormalities 0.81 0.73 0.91 0.001*
  Congenital metabolic disorders 1.64 1.39 1.94 <0.001*
  Congenital defect 1.04 0.90 1.20 0.588
  Mental illness 1.04 1.02 1.07 0.001*
  Impaired balance 0.92 0.83 1.02 0.122
  Refractory epilepsy 1.11 1.03 1.19 0.008*
  Rare diseases 0.96 0.84 1.08 0.470
Severity of disability
  Mild 1
  Moderate 0.87 0.85 0.88 <0.001*
  Severe 0.66 0.65 0.67 <0.001*
  Very severe 0.57 0.56 0.59 <0.001*
  1. *p < 0.05