Table 4

Mean CPQ11-14 and CPQ8-10 scores by global oral health questions (SD)
CPQ11-14 CPQ8-10
All Older Younger All Older Younger
Self-rated oral health
  Very good 5.7 (6.5)a 6.8 (7.1) 3.3 (4.2)a 6.6 (8.2)a 7.8 (9.1) 4.1 (5.2)a
  Good 5.7 (5.5) 6.1 (5.5) 4.7 (5.6) 6.8 (7.0) 7.2 (6.8) 5.6 (7.5)
  OK/Poor 8.6 (7.9) 9.0 (8.5) 7.5 (6.0) 10.2 (9.8) 10.7 (10.9) 9.1 (6.8)
  Spearman's rho 0.20 c 0.13 0.36 c 0.22 c 0.15 0.36 c
Impact of oral health on quality of life
  Not at all 4.5 (4.9)b 5.0 (5.4)b 3.3 (3.5)b 5.1 (5.9)b 5.5 (6.3)b 4.1 (4.7)b
  A little bit 7.8 (7.0) 9.0 (7.4) 3.8 (2.9) 9.2 (8.5) 10.5 (9.1) 4.7 (3.3)
  Some/A lot 10.7 (8.1) 10.1 (8.5) 11.9 (7.5) 13.5 (11.3) 13.2 (12.3) 14.2 (9.8)
  Spearmans rho 0.34 c 0.34 c 0.45 c 0.40 c 0.37 c 0.46 c

a p-value < 0.05 Kruskal-Wallis.

b p-value < 0.01 Kruskal-Wallis.

c correlation significant at 0.01 level.

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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