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Table. 6.

Results from multiple regression model of annual frequency of denture use per 1,000 elderly people of community level

Variables Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4




Coef. (SE) Coef. (SE) Coef. (SE) Coef. (SE)
Dental resources Number of dentists per 10,000 population 0.198 (0.492)NS 0.021 (0.455)NS ―0.034 (0.469)NS ―0.034 (0.452)NS
Number of dental hygienists per 10,000 population 0.408 (0.351)NS 0.270 (0.332)NS 0.200 (0.337)NS 0.169 (0.334)NS
Number of dental institution per 10,000 population ―2.856 (0.873) ―0.933 (0.843)NS ―1.192 (0.885)NS ―0.519 (0.853)NS
Health related behaviors and quality of life Brushing after lunch rate (%) 0.088 (0.131)NS 0.136 (0.125)NS
Current anti-smoking rate (%) ―0.147 (0.124)* ―0.107 (0.073)NS
Healthy living practice rate (%) ―0.113 (0.089)NS ―0.071 (0.092)NS
Nutrition labeling reading rate (%) ―0.386 (0.147)* ―0.348 (0.146)*
Chewing difficulty complaint rate (%) 0.454 (0.090) 0.401 (0.091)
Infrastructure Welfare budget among general budgets rate (%) ―0.182 (0.055) ―0.073 (0.059)NS
Traffic index ―0.189 (0.093)* ―0.133 (0.088)NS
R2 0.088 0.290 0.195 0.311
Adj-R2 0.076 0.264 0.177 0.279

NSP>0.05, *P<0.05, P<0.01, P<0.001.

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