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Table 3 Unadjusted and adjusted restoration rates by PBRN engagement level

From: Practice change toward better adherence to evidence-based treatment of early dental decay in the National Dental PBRN

  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Unadjusted        
 No involvement (N = 6) 88.2% 81.5% 75.9% 81.5% 66.9% 56.1% 49.0%
  95% CI (86.6%, 89.9%) (79.9%, 83.0%) (74.2%, 77.6%) (79.9%, 83.0%) (65.3%, 68.5%) (54.5%, 57.7%) (47.5%, 50.5%)
 Surveys only (N = 4) 85.2% 79.1% 73.5% 77.5% 71.9% 64.7% 59.1%
  95% CI (83.1%, 87.3%) (76.7%, 81.4%) (70.9%, 76.1%) (75.1%, 79.9%) (69.2%, 74.6%) (62.2%, 67.2%) (56.6%, 61.7%)
 Surveys and Studies (N = 11) 76.8% 78.8% 76.9% 75.1% 59.8% 48.3% 39.7%
  95% CI (75.3%, 78.4%) (77.3%, 80.3%) (75.4%, 78.3%) (73.7%, 76.4%) (58.4%, 61.2%) (47.0%, 49.6%) (38.5%, 41.0%)
 Surveys, Studies, and Meetings (N = 9) 79.0% 78.9% 78.0% 73.8% 65.7% 57.8% 53.5%
  95% CI (77.5%, 80.5%) (77.4%, 80.4%) (76.6%, 79.3%) (72.5%, 75.0%) (64.3%, 67.0%) (56.5%, 59.0%) (52.2%, 54.7%)
 Surveys, Studies, Meetings, and Presentations (N = 5) 73.0% 78.4% 74.3% 63.1% 51.1% 42.8% 45.6%
  95% CI (71.0%, 75.0%) (76.5%, 80.3%) (72.4%, 76.1%) (61.1%, 65.2%) (49.2%, 53.0%) (41.3%, 44.4%) (44.1%, 47.0%)
Adjusteda        
 No involvement (N = 6) 93.0% 89.0% 84.2% 87.6% 76.1% 66.5% 59.3%
  95% CI (92.4%, 93.7%) (88.4%, 89.6%) (83.5%, 85.0%) (86.9%, 88.3%) (75.4%, 76.9%) (65.7%, 67.2%) (58.6%, 60.1%)
 Surveys only (N = 4) 86.6% 81.3% 76.1% 80.8% 75.8% 64.8% 55.4%
  95% CI (85.6%, 87.7%) (80.1%, 82.4%) (74.8%, 77.4%) (79.7%, 82.0%) (74.5%, 77.1%) (63.5%, 66.1%) (54.0%, 56.7%)
 Surveys and Studies (N = 11) 80.6% 81.7% 79.9% 78.5% 64.5% 52.2% 43.3%
  95% CI (79.9%, 81.3%) (81.0%, 82.4%) (79.1%, 80.6%) (77.8%, 79.1%) (63.8%, 65.2%) (51.6%, 52.9%) (42.6%, 43.9%)
 Surveys, Studies, and Meetings (N = 9) 82.5% 83.6% 82.1% 78.7% 71.8% 63.8% 60.5%
  95% CI (81.8%, 83.3%) (82.9%, 84.2%) (81.5%, 82.8%) (78.1%, 79.3%) (71.2%, 72.4%) (63.2%, 64.5%) (59.8%, 61.1%)
 Surveys, Studies, Meetings, and Presentations (N = 5) 79.5% 83.3% 80.8% 72.3% 59.2% 52.3% 54.0%
  95% CI (78.6%, 80.4%) (82.5%, 84.2%) (79.9%, 81.6%) (71.3%, 73.2%) (58.2%, 60.1%) (51.5%, 53.1%) (53.2%, 54.7%)
  1. aEstimated from multivariated logistic regression with random provider effects and demographic factors (Table 2).