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Table 6 Odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals (IC95) of the main outcomes considered in this study

From: Team care to cure adolescents with braces (avoiding low quality of life, pain and bad compliance): a case–control retrospective study. 2011 SOSORT Award winner

  Odds Ratio IC95 P
Primary outcome    
Compliance with bracing 5.50 3.62-7.38 <0.05
Secondary outcome    
Quality of life (SRS-22) 15.75 13.56-17.94 <0.05
· Function 5.33 3.41-7.25 <0.05
· Pain 3.50 1.65-5.35 <0.05
· Body image 8.00 5.56-10.44 <0.05
· Mental health 2.92 0.95-4.89 NS
· Satisfaction with treatment 6.13 4.13-8.12 <0.05
Tertiary outcome    
Pain 16.80 14.46-19.14 <0.05
  1. The absence of a complete team is a risk factor for reduced compliance (5.5 times increased risk), quality of life problems apart from Mental Health (range 3.5 to 15.7 times increased risk) and Pain (16 times increased risk). (NS: Not Significant).