AUTHOR & DATE OF STUDY (ID)STUDY DESIGNNAGEINTERVENTION FREQ (/12).SUBJECTSORAL DISADVANTAGE DUE TO……..
Dental checkDISEASE/TISSUE DAMAGEPAINFUNCTION
Chavers et al., 2002LongitudinalTotal Baseline 873
Final 723
45 yrs or olderApproach to dental Care:
Problem oriented attenders (POA)
1,598 (weighted person intervals)Adjusted OR (95% CI):
2.0 (1.3, 3.1)
[p <0.05]
Adjusted OR (95%CI):
1.3 (0.8, 2.1)
N.S
Adjusted OR (95% CI):
1.5 (1.1,2.1)
[p<0.05]
Regular attenders (RA)1,894 (weighted person intervals)(Adjusted for age, sex, race, area of residence and socio-economic variables)(Adjusted for age, sex, race, area of residence and socio-economic variables)(Adjusted for age, sex, race, area of residence and socio-economic variables)
Person intervals used as unit of analysis, not the individual.
1.01.01.0

From: Appendix D, HTA Update Key Study Characteristics

Cover of Dental Recall
Dental Recall: Recall Interval Between Routine Dental Examinations.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 19.
National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care (UK).
Copyright © 2004, National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care.

NCBI Bookshelf. A service of the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.