Table 5.

Adjusted* Odds Ratios (95% CI) for Lack of Provider and Lack of Health Visits in the 6 Months Before Enrollment

Age Group
0–56–1011–1415–19
No regular providerref0.80 (0.31, 2.09)2.33 (1.01, 5.36)2.69 (1.13, 6.45)
No regular dentistref0.26§ (0.13, 0.55)0.30 (0.15, 0.61)0.23§ (0.11, 0.48)
No visits to MDref2.08 (1.21, 3.55)3.52§ (2.06, 6.02)3.61§ (2.02, 6.43)
No visits to dentistref0.35§ (0.21, 0.58)0.46 (0.27, 0.77)0.75 (0.42, 1.33)
  • ref indicates reference category.

  • * Adjusted for length of time uninsured, number of children in family, race, maternal education, parental employment status, rural/urban residence, health indicators (ear, nose and throat infections, asthma, allergies, and overall health in 6 months before enrollment).

  • Odds ratio is statistically significant at the P < .05 level.

  • Odds ratio is statistically significant at the P< .005 level.

  • § Odds ratio is statistically significant at the P < .0005 level.