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Table 3 Relationship between bottlefeeding duration and malocclusion

From: Exploring the association between feeding habits, non-nutritive sucking habits, and malocclusions in the deciduous dentition

  Bottlefeeding duration
>6–12 months >12 months    
N % N % OR CI 95 % p value
Transversal relationship Malocclusion in transversal relationship 0 0.0 3 10.0 0 NA 1.00
Normal 4 100.0 27 90.0    
Total 4 100.0 30 100.0    
Midline deviation Malocclusion in midline 1 33.3 3 10.0 4.5 0.31–65.67 0.33
Normal 2 66.7 27 90.0    
Total 3 100.0 30 100.0    
Vertical relationship Malocclusion in vertical relationship 1 25.0 5 16.7 1.67 0.14–19.48 1.00
Normal 3 75.0 25 83.3    
Total 4 100.0 30 100.0    
Sagittal relationship Malocclusion in sagittal relationship 2 50.0 8 30.8 2.25 0.27–18.93 0.584
Normal 2 50.0 18 69.2    
Total 4 100.0 26 100.0    
Presence of malocclusion Any type of malocclusion 2 66.7 11 42.3 2.73 0.23–34.01 0.573
Normal 1 33.3 15 57.7    
Total 3 100.0 26 100.0