TABLE 4.

Logistic Regression Model for Likelihood of Referring At-Risk Children for Dental Care

VariableOR (95% CI)P Value
Provider characteristics
    Physician versus PA/NP0.532 (0.133–1.899).311
    Years since graduation0.965 (0.913–1.020).210
    Work 50 or more h/wk0.267 (0.070–1.012).052
    Office prevention priority high or very high1.448 (0.409–5.122).566
    Assess caries risk for infants and toddlers occasionally or frequently1.875 (0.602–5.833).278
    Confidence in screening, risk assessment5.020 (1.667–15.116).004
Practice characteristics
    10 or more well-care providers0.524 (0.148–1.854).317
    Group versus not4.149 (1.419–12.130).009
    Proportion of all patients who are infants/toddlers >0.60.242 (0.083–0.699).009
    All patients/hour >3.50.372 (0.122–1.131).081
Environment characteristic
Low referral difficulty5.950 (1.026–34.495).047
  • N = 146; pseudo R2 = .274.