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Table 5 The likelihood of achieving dietary recommendations according to dental status

From: The impact of dental status on perceived ability to eat certain foods and nutrient intakes in older adults: cross-sectional analysis of the UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey 2008–2014

   Meeting recommendation Unadjusted Adjustedb
Dietary recommendation Dental status n % OR 95% CI P OR 95% CI P
Fruit and vegetables (5 portions daily)a DEN 189 41.4 Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref
D-DEN 99 32.5 0.68 0.50, 0.92 0.012 0.78 0.56, 1.07 0.123
E-DEN 56 19.2 0.34 0.24, 0.47 < 0.001 0.51 0.35, 0.75 0.001
Red and processed meat (≤70 g daily) DEN 283 62.1 Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref
D-DEN 180 59.0 0.88 0.65, 1.18 0.399 0.81 0.59, 1.11 0.194
E-DEN 171 58.6 0.86 0.64, 1.17 0.339 0.79 0.56, 1.11 0.168
Oily fish (140 g per week) DEN 148 32.5 Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref
D-DEN 75 24.6 0.68 0.49, 0.94 0.020 0.73 0.52, 1.03 0.072
E-DEN 41 14.0 0.34 0.23, 0.50 < 0.001 0.44 0.29, 0.67 < 0.001
NSP (18 g daily) DEN 88 19.3 Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref
D-DEN 49 16.1 0.80 0.55, 1.18 0.256 0.97 0.63, 1.50 0.904
E-DEN 23 7.9 0.36 0.22, 0.58 < 0.001 0.55 0.31, 0.97 0.039
  1. NSP, non-starch polysaccharides. aOne portion is 80g. Data analysed using logistic regression. Data presented as unadjusted and adjusted OR (95% CI). DEN group was fixed as the reference category in each model. bAdjusted for age, gender, SES (low, med & high), living status (living alone or not living alone), energy intake (kJ/d), survey year, smoking status (current smoker, past regular smoker & never smoked)