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Research Article

Determining Cut-Off Points for the Dental Fear Survey

Table 4

Multinomial logistic regression model adjusted for predicting the fearfulness of going to the dentist comparing observed values (responses to direct question) with predicted values (based on DFS scores and cut-off points) ().

Observed valuePredicted valueCorrect classification (%)
Not fearfulLow fearfulnessHighly fearfulTotal

Not fearful756142479495.2
Low fearfulness23010532933.4
Highly fearful108114916829.2
Total1,094351261,25564.9
69.1%28.6%38.9%