Table 3

Mean CPQ11-14, CPQ8-10 and domains by sociodemographic characteristics and caries experience (brackets contain standard deviation unless otherwise indicated)
Oral symptoms Functional limitations Emotional well-being Social well-being
CPQ11-14 CPQ8-10 CPQ11-14 CPQ8-10 CPQ11-14 CPQ8-10 CPQ11-14 CPQ8-10 CPQ11-14 CPQ8-10
All children 6.6 (6.6) 8.4 (7.8) 3.1 (2.9) 3.7 (3.5) 2.0 (2.6) 2.0 (2.8) 1.0 (1.8) 2.1 (2.0) 0.6 (1.5) 1.1 (2.4)
  Older 7.2 (7.0)a 8.4 (8.9) 3.4 (3.0)a 4.1 (3.6)a 2.1 (2.5) 2.1 (2.8) 1.1 (2.0) 2.2 (2.2) 0.7 (1.7) 1.2 (2.7)
  Younger 5.1 (5.5) 6.2 (6.9) 2.2 (2.4) 3.0 (3.2) 1.9 (2.7) 1.8 (2.8) 0.7 (1.1) 1.7 (1.3) 0.3 (0.7) 0.7 (1.4)
Sex
  Male 5.4 (5.1)a 6.1 (5.9)a 2.8 (2.5) 3.5 (3.2) 1.8 (2.3) 1.5 (2.2) 0.6 (1.0)a 1.6 (1.0) 0.4 (1.2) 0.7 (1.8)a
  Female 7.7 (7.7) 9.4 (10.0) 3.4 (3.2) 4.0 (3.8) 2.2 (2.8) 2.5 (3.2) 1.3 (2.3) 2.5 (2.5) 0.8 (1.7) 1.5 (2.8)
Ethnicity
  NonMāori 6.5 (6.2) 7.5 (7.3) 3.1 (2.9) 3.7 (3.4) 2.1 (2.7) 2.0 (2.6) 1.0 (1.3) 2.1 (1.9) 0.6 (1.3) 1.0 (2.0)
  Māori 6.6 (7.0) 8.0 (9.3) 3.1 (3.0) 3.7 (3.6) 1.9 (2.5) 2.0 (2.9) 0.9 (1.9) 2.1 (2.1) 0.6 (1.6) 1.2 (2.7)
NZDeph
  High 7.5 (7.9) 9.2 (10.0) 3.5 (3.4) 4.1 (4.1) 2.2 (2.8) 2.3 (3.1) 1.1 (2.1) 2.3 (2.2) 0.9 (2.0) 1.7 (2.9)a
  Medium 6.0 (5.9) 6.9 (7.3) 2.6 (2.3) 3.3 (2.7) 2.0 (2.5) 1.9 (2.7) 0.9 (1.7) 2.0 (2.0) 0.5 (1.1) 0.7 (2.0)
  Low 5.7 (4.2) 6.6 (4.9) 3.2 (2.6) 3.9 (3.3) 1.7 (1.9) 1.6 (1.8) 0.7 (1.0) 1.7 (1.0) 0.1 (0.4) 0.4 (1.1)
dmft tertiles
  Low (dmft ≤ 4) 5.1 (5.3)ab 5.9 (6.2)ad 2.4 (2.6)af 3.0 (3.2)ag 1.6 (2.3) 1.5 (2.3) 0.5 (0.9) 1.6 (0.9) 0.6 (1.3) 0.8 (1.6)
  Med (dmft 5 + 6) 5.7 (7.3)bc 6.8 (9.4)de 2.5 (2.7)f 3.1 (3.3) g 1.7 (2.3) 1.7 (2.8) 0.9 (2.0) 1.9 (2.1) 0.6 (1.8) 1.1 (3.0)
  High (dmft ≥ 7) 7.9 (6.6)c 9.5 (8.5)e 3.9 (3.0) 4.7 (3.7) 2.5 (2.9) 2.5 (3.0) 1.1 (1.7) 2.2 (1.9) 0.6 (1.4) 1.3 (2.3)

a P < 0.05 Kruskal-Wallis/Mann–Whitney.

bcdefg Superscript letters with the same symbols indicate groups which do not differ significantly by post hoc criteria.

h data missing for 15 children.

Foster Page et al.

Foster Page et al. BMC Oral Health 2013 13:26   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-13-26

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