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Table. 4.

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

   VariableModel IModel IIModel III



βtp-valueβtp-valueβtp-value
Gender0.0852.8410.0050.0822.7870.0050.0742.5340.011
Age-0.191-6.987<0.001-0.152-5.579<0.001-0.158-5.759<0.001
Education level-0.056-2.0880.067-0.035-1.3400.180-0.032-1.2270.220
Economy activity0.1335.137<0.0010.1184.636<0.0010.1144.539<0.001
Current smoking-0.009-0.3560.722-0.001-0.0430.9650.0090.3480.728
Alcohol drinking0.0873.4290.1210.0783.1370.3260.0773.1020.352
Perceived oral health-0.054-1.8590.063-0.047-1.6070.108
Chewing problem-0.128-4.183<0.001-0.103-3.3410.001
Speaking problem-0.081-3.0830.002-0.073-2.7710.006
Oral health examination0.0502.0270.043
Scaling experience-0.030-1.1760.240
Unmet dental needs-0.110-4.382<0.001
F(p)32.091 (<0.001)30.445 (<0.001)25.160 (<0.001)
 Adjusted R20.1180.1550.168

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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