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Table. 4.

Related factors of health-related quality of life assessment by the EQ-5D

   Variable Model I Model II Model III



β t p-value β t p-value β t p-value
Gender 0.085 2.841 0.005 0.082 2.787 0.005 0.074 2.534 0.011
Age -0.191 -6.987 <0.001 -0.152 -5.579 <0.001 -0.158 -5.759 <0.001
Education level -0.056 -2.088 0.067 -0.035 -1.340 0.180 -0.032 -1.227 0.220
Economy activity 0.133 5.137 <0.001 0.118 4.636 <0.001 0.114 4.539 <0.001
Current smoking -0.009 -0.356 0.722 -0.001 -0.043 0.965 0.009 0.348 0.728
Alcohol drinking 0.087 3.429 0.121 0.078 3.137 0.326 0.077 3.102 0.352
Perceived oral health -0.054 -1.859 0.063 -0.047 -1.607 0.108
Chewing problem -0.128 -4.183 <0.001 -0.103 -3.341 0.001
Speaking problem -0.081 -3.083 0.002 -0.073 -2.771 0.006
Oral health examination 0.050 2.027 0.043
Scaling experience -0.030 -1.176 0.240
Unmet dental needs -0.110 -4.382 <0.001
F(p) 32.091 (<0.001) 30.445 (<0.001) 25.160 (<0.001)
 Adjusted R2 0.118 0.155 0.168

EQ-5D, European Quality of Life-5 dimension.

Dummy variable: gender, male/female; education, no education/education; economy activity, yes/no; current smoking, yes/no; alcohol drinking, yes/no; perceived oral health, healthy/unhealthy; chewing problem, yes/no; speaking problem, yes/no; oral health examination, yes/no; scaling experience, yes/no; unmet dental needs, yes/no.

Oral Biol Res 2019;43:88~94 https://doi.org/10.21851/obr.43.01.201903.88
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