Table 4: Hazard ratios for mortality by dental health behaviors among subjects with dentures, Leisure World Cohort Study, 1992–2009.

MenWomen
No.Model 1*Model 2* No.Model 1*Model 2*
HR95% CIHR95% CIHR95% CIHR95% CI

Clean my dentures

Everyday7431.001.0014431.001.00
Sometimes901.110.88–1.391.110.87–1.40871.130.91–1.421.090.87–1.38
Never1651.231.03–1.461.241.03–1.485310.850.76–0.940.870.78–0.97

Use mouth wash

Everyday2971.001.007511.001.00
Sometimes3080.910.77–1.080.930.78–1.106680.950.85–1.070.950.85–1.06
Never3930.990.84–1.151.020.87–1.206420.960.86–1.080.990.88–1.11

Number of dental visits within the last 12 months

2+6121.001.0013101.001.00
11371.040.86–1.261.090.89–1.332991.090.95–1.251.100.96–1.26
02491.331.14–1.551.231.05–1.454521.261.12–1.421.201.07–1.35

*Model 1: adjusted for age at entry.
   Model 2: adjusted for age at entry, smoking, alcohol, caffeine, active activities, other activities, body mass index, high blood pressure, angina, heart attack, stroke, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and cancer.