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Table 3 Association between number of teeth and presence of cardiovascular diseases among never-smokers.

From: Number of teeth and myocardial infarction and stroke among elderly never smokers

Variable Myocardial infarction Myocardial infarction Stroke Stroke
  Crude PPR (CI) PPR (CI) * Crude PPR (CI) PPR (CI) *
Number of teeth (continuous) 1.00 (0.98–1.02) 1.01 (0.97–1.05) 0.99 (0.95–1.03) 1.02 (0.94–1.08)
Dentate vs. edentate 0.9 (0.6–1.3) 0.9 (0.5–1.8) 0.8 (0.4–1.7) 0.9 (0.2–2.8)
Gender (male vs. female) 1.5 (0.9–2.3) 1.8 (1.0–3.1) 1.0 (0.3–2.5) 0.8 (0.2–2.0)
Age 1.06 (1.02–1.10) 1.07 (1.02–1.11) 1.00 (0.92–1.08) 0.97 (0.87–1.06)
Education (low vs. high) 1.1 (0.7–1.9) 1.4 (0.8–2.5) 2.2 (0.8–9.2) 2.7 (0.8–11.1)
Diabetes (no vs. yes) 0.6 (0.4–0.9) 0.5 (0.3–0.9) 0.4 (0.2–1.0) 0.5 (0.2–1.1)
Hypertension (no vs. yes) 0.9 (0.6–1.3) 1.0 (0.7–1.5) 0.6 (0.3–1.3) 1.0 (0.4–2.1)
BMI 1.04 (1.00–1.08) 1.03 (0.99–1.08) 1.00 (0.93–1.08) 0.97 (0.89–1.05)
Serum HDL cholesterol 0.83 (0.5–1.3) 1.50 (0.84–2.60) 0.32 (0.11–0.81) 0.23 (0.06–0.78)
Serum triglycerides 1.23(1.00–1.46) 1.13 (0.90–1.43) 1.23 (0.82–1.69) 0.89 (0.48–1.34)
Alcohol consumption (no vs. yes) 1.3 (0.9–1.9) 1.3 (0.8–2.0) 0.8(0.4–1.7) 0.8 (0.4–1.7)
Physical activity (no vs. yes) 1.3 (0.9–1.9) 1.1 (0.7–1.7) 1.3 (0.6–2.6) 1.2 (0.5–2.3)
  1. Unadjusted and adjusted prevalence proportion ratios (PPR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI).
  2. *Adjusted for gender, age (as a continuous variable), basic education, diabetes, hypertension, BMI (as a continuous variable), serum HDL cholesterol (as a continuous variable), serum triglycerides (as a continuous variable), alcohol consumption, physical activity.