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Table 5 Crude and adjusted odds ratios for SumDental in relation to reinjury variables (n = 215)

From: Associations between poor oral health and reinjuries in male elite soccer players: a cross-sectional self-report study

Sum dental REAMC MTR MR
Crude OR (95% CI) Adj. ORa(95% CI) Crude OR (95% CI) Adj. ORa(95% CI) Crude OR (95% CI) Adj. ORa(95% CI)
As continuous variable 1.77* (1.12- 2.81) 1.82* (1.07- 3.12) 1.59* (1.10- 2.32) 1.57* (1.01- 2.45) 1.87** (1.28- 2.75) 1.88** (1.19- 2.97)
As ordered categorical variable
0 = no oral health problems present reference category reference category reference category reference category reference category reference category
1 = one type of o.h.p. present 1.92 (0.84- 4.38) 2.39 (0.92- 6.22) 1.51 (0.82- 2.79) 1.56 (0.78- 3.13) 1.84 (0.99- 3.41) 2.16* (1.06- 4.39)
2 = two or more types of o.h.p. present 3.14* (1.24- 7.96) 3.33* (1.11- 9.96) 2.59* (1.20- 5.57) 2.48* (1.01- 6.09) 3.53** (1.61- 7.73) 3.40** (1.35- 8.59)
  1. Legend: REAMC = Repeated Exercise-Associated Muscle Cramps, MTR = Muscle or Tendon Reinjury, MR = Multiple types of Reinjury; o.h.p. = oral health problems.
  2. aadjusted by the covariates injury anxiety, psychophysical stress, unhealthy eating habits, dissatisfaction with trainer/team, age and player position, all these covariates were analyzed as categorical variables; *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01.