Table 3.

ORs for Symptom Status as a Function of Tooth Eruption and Age for 90 Teeth

SymptomsChild Care StaffParents
OR for Tooth Eruption (95% CI)OR for Age (95% CI)OR for Tooth Eruption Adjusted for Age (95% CI)OR for Tooth Eruption (95% CI)OR for Age (95% CI)OR for Tooth Eruption Adjusted for Age (95% CI)
Mood2.05*0.971.941.291.001.36
(1.10, 3.84)(0.91, 1.04)(0.96, 3.94)(0.71, 2.34)(0.95, 1.06)(0.76, 2.44)
Wellness/illness1.620.981.600.880.940.69
(0.81, 3.21)(0.91, 1.06)(0.82, 3.10)(0.38, 2.04)(0.86, 1.02)(0.24, 2.02)
Drooling1.310.911.091.680.89*1.27
(0.65, 2.63)(0.82, 1.01)(0.56, 2.11)(0.76, 3.72)(0.79, 0.99)(0.50, 3.19)
Sleep1.470.971.292.05*0.96*1.74
(0.74, 2.92)(0.92, 1.01)(0.63, 2.66)(1.11, 3.79)(0.91, 1.00)(0.92, 3.28)
Diarrhea/constipation1.130.981.031.87*1.021.83*
(0.66, 1.94)(0.91, 1.05)(0.59, 1.78)(1.25, (2.79)(0.97, 1.07)(1.24, 2.70)
Strong diapers1.750.93*1.501.220.88*0.90
(0.74, 4.12)(0.86, 1.00)(0.71, 3.15)(0.52, 2.85)(0.79, 0.97)(0.41, 1.98)
Red cheeks1.460.931.222.83*0.87*2.18
(0.76, 2.81)(0.86, 1.01)(0.62, 2.40)(1.05, 7.65)(0.77, 0.98)(0.82, 5.80)
Rashes/flushing on face or body1.140.961.091.640.941.37
(0.62, 2.10)(0.89, 1.04)(0.59, 2.03)(0.91, 2.95)(0.87, 1.01)(0.73, 2.55)
  • Symptom versus no symptom.

  • All analyses allowed for within-child cluster effects by using robust estimates of SE.

  • * P < .05.