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Table 2 Multiple Linear Regression Model for significant independent variables effect on total DMFTa (P < 0.001, R2 = 0.065) (adjusted for gender and age)

From: Caries prevalence among 18 years old, an epidemiological survey in Israel

  B Beta P value Confidence Interval
Constant −5.532 0.066 −11.438 - 0.373
Country of Birth (Israel vs.b Other) −1.323 −0.137 < 0.001 −2.065 - -0.581
Gender (Male vs. Female) 0.199 0.038 0.352 −0.220 – 0.618
Age (Continuous variable) 0.468 0.120 0.003 0.162–0.774
Mother’s Education (Academic vs. Else) −0.735 −0.142 0.005 −1.250 – − 0.220
Father’s Education (Academic vs. Else) −0.179 − 0.034 0.503 − 0.702 – 0.345
Current Smoker (Yes vs. No) 0.563 0.084 0.040 0.026–1.101
  1. aDecayed, Missing or Filled Teeth
  2. bversus