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Table 3 Comparison of the risk for C-HIVD between dentists and other HCPs by unconditional logistic regression

From: Risk for cervical herniated intervertebral disc in dentists: a nationwide population-based study

Variable Number (%) OR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)a p-value†
Dentists (n = 10,930) 122 (1.1) 0.9 (0.7–1.1) 0.9 (0.8–1.1) 0.558
Other HCPs (n = 73,718) 911 (1.2) reference reference  
Sex subgroup
 Male
  Dentists (n = 8276) 94 (1.1) 0.9 (0.7–1.1) 0.9 (0.7–1.2) 0.542
  Other HCPs (n = 45,739) 583 (1.3) reference reference  
 Female     
  Dentists (n = 2654) 28 (1.1) 0.9 (0.6–1.3) 0.9 (0.7–1.4) 0.893
  Other HCPs (n = 27,979) 328 (1.2) reference reference  
Age subgroup
  ≤ 34 years
  Dentists (n = 2943) 19 (0.7) 1.1 (0.7–1.8) 1.2 (0.7–2.0) 0.444
  Other HCPs (n = 23,142) 135 (0.6) reference reference  
 35–59 years
  Dentists (n = 7092) 92 (1.3) 0.8 (0.7–1.0) 0.9 (0.7–1.1) 0.402
  Other HCPs (n = 44,307) 682 (1.5) reference reference  
  ≥ 60 years
  Dentists (n = 895) 11 (1.2) 0.8 (0.4–1.5) 0.9 (0.5–1.6) 0.618
  Other HCPs (n = 6269) 94 (1.5) reference reference  
  1. C-HIVD cervical herniated intervertebral disc, HCP health care provider, OR odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval, HTN hypertension, DM diabetes mellitus, CAD coronary artery disease, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. aAdjusted for age, sex, HTN, hyperlipidemia, liver disease, mental disorder, DM, CAD, COPD, malignancy, stroke, and renal disease. †For AOR