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Table 6 Multivariate linear regression for finding the independent predictors of IMD and ICD measurements

From: Association between breastfeeding duration, non-nutritive sucking habits and dental arch dimensions in deciduous dentition: a cross-sectional study

Variables in the model Outcome measure Standard beta AdjustedR 2(%) Pvalue
Constant IMD (maxilla) -- 7.3 0.001
Age   0.180   0.001
Sex   -0.114   0.017
Breastfeeding duration   0.168   0.001
Non-nutritive sucking habit   0.003   0.949
Constant IMD (mandible) -- 3.7 0.001
Age   0.122   0.012
Sex   -0.078   0.110
Breastfeeding duration   0.143   0.003
Non-nutritive sucking habit   0.008   0.873
Constant ICD (maxilla) -- 4.7 0.001
Age   0.161   0.001
Sex   -0.096   0.047
Breastfeeding duration   0.119   0.014
Non-nutritive sucking habit   0.025   0.609
Constant ICD (mandible) -- 2.2 0.001
Age   0.167   0.001
Sex   -0.023   0.638
Breastfeeding duration   0.034   0.495
Non-nutritive sucking habit   0.014   0.781
  1. All outcome measures are normally distributed.