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Table 4

The Effects on Metabolic Syndrome

Variable Division OR 95% CI p-value
Sex Female 1
Male 1.833 1.538∼2.184 <0.001
Age (y) 20∼29 1
30∼49 2.914 2.030∼4.184 <0.001
50∼64 3.855 2.632∼5.649 <0.001
≥65 3.929 2.695∼5.729 <0.001
Education ≤Middle school 2.116 1.702∼2.631 <0.001
High school 1.192 0.977∼1.453 0.082
≥College 1
Income Low 1.507 1.123∼2.022 0.007
Middle-low 1.359 1.014∼1.822 0.040
Middle-high 1.401 1.024∼1.918 0.035
High 1
Smoking No 1
Yes 1.570 1.297∼1.900 <0.001
No 1
Perceived oral health Poor 1.330 0.983∼1.800 0.064
Moderate 1.048 0.778∼1.413 0.755
Speech problem Good 1
Neutral 1.213 0.909∼1.619 0.189
Yes 1.717 1.170∼2.519 0.006
Chewing difficulty No 1
Neutral 1.194 0.910∼1.567 0.199
Yes 1.397 1.100∼1.775 0.006
Frequency of toothbrushing/day 0∼1 1.973 1.409∼2.761 <0.001
2∼3 1.041 0.799∼1.355 0.766
≥4 1

OR: odds ratio, CI: confidence interval.

By complex sample logistic regression analysis.

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