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Table 5 Determinants of SPOH. Selected questions

From: Socioeconomic inequalities in self-perceived oral health among adults in Chile

  Functional limitations Physical pain Physical disability Social disability Psychological disability Handicap
  Sense of taste affected Trouble pronouncing words Painful ache Interrupted meals Irritable with others Difficulties doing jobs Embarrassment Life less satisfying
  Coef. p-value Coef. p-value Coef. p-value Coef. p-value Coef. p-value Coef. p-value Coef. p-value Coef. p-value
Education (base: Middle or less)
 Incomplete secondary school −0.012 0.904 0.033 0.810 0.049 0.604 −0.233 0.010 −0.088 0.454 −0.093 0.206 −0.027 0.825 −0.037 0.769
 Complete secondary school −0.040 0.714 −0.001 0.996 0.136 0.212 −0.386 0.000 −0.275 0.018 −0.233 0.003 −0.184 0.111 −0.271 0.009
 Higher education −0.159 0.139 −0.107 0.543 0.135 0.189 −0.396 0.002 −0.379 0.012 −0.324 0.001 −0.320 0.011 −0.435 0.001
Public health system
(base: Public Insurance A, most vulnerable)
 Public Insurance B 0.007 0.928 −0.188 0.021 −0.130 0.111 −0.172 0.001 −0.201 0.002 −0.250 0.000 −0.142 0.047 −0.106 0.101
 Public Insurance C 0.099 0.386 0.049 0.655 −0.051 0.640 −0.308 0.000 −0.240 0.021 −0.315 0.005 −0.238 0.035 −0.271 0.000
 Public Insurance D 0.054 0.567 −0.012 0.926 −0.000 0.997 −0.164 0.028 −0.124 0.135 −0.234 0.036 −0.276 0.011 −0.123 0.207
 Public Insurance unknown categ −0.106 0.734 −6.045 0.000 −0.497 0.168 1.286 0.006 0.888 0.005 0.542 0.196 0.258 0.489 0.275 0.496
Children under 5 0.015 0.834 −0.032 0.603 0.062 0.329 0.281 0.000 0.197 0.004 0.217 0.000 0.227 0.002 0.245 0.000
Children aged 5–18 −0.032 0.276 −0.010 0.764 −0.021 0.338 0.057 0.053 0.044 0.099 0.072 0.005 0.068 0.002 0.052 0.093
Any frontal missing teeth 0.180 0.006 0.517 0.000 0.018 0.845 0.190 0.006 0.223 0.001 0.180 0.018 0.381 0.000 0.374 0.000
Caries (base: less than 6)
 6–11 0.170 0.072 0.090 0.319 0.162 0.035 0.071 0.152 0.061 0.338 0.067 0.287 0.213 0.008 0.114 0.088
 12 or more 0.132 0.483 0.254 0.280 0.317 0.055 0.218 0.178 0.242 0.100 0.545 0.001 0.735 0.012 0.666 0.000
Teeth lost by caries
 6–11 0.035 0.564 0.188 0.021 0.022 0.738 0.174 0.028 0.160 0.079 0.174 0.004 0.385 0.000 0.240 0.000
 12 or more 0.222 0.004 0.367 0.000 0.103 0.299 0.403 0.000 0.305 0.001 0.304 0.001 0.425 0.000 0.291 0.000
Malocclusion −0.060 0.214 0.168 0.016 0.071 0.276 0.028 0.661 0.083 0.268 0.070 0.231 0.225 0.001 0.045 0.482
Observations 1,394   1,394   1,394   1,394   1,394   1,387   1,394   1,393  
LR test indep equations 2.94 0.086 1.41 0.235 2.71 0.100 11.44 0.001 2.04 0.153 3.55 0.059 2.31 0.128 5.64 0.018
  1. Abbreviations: Coef estimated coefficient
  2. We report the estimated coefficients for ordered multinomial models corrected for sample selection. The dependent variables are OHIP-14 subcategory scores. Regressions include all variables listed in Table 4; we report those related to socioeconomic status, children in the household and oral health status