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Table 1 Reliability statistics for total score and items in the children’s self-reported version (n = 159)

From: Cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric properties of the Brazilian version of the scale of oral health outcomes for 5-year-old children (SOHO-5)

  Reliability
  Children’s version
  Cronbach’s alpha§ Intraclass correlation coefficient (95% CI)*
Total score 0.77 0.92 (0.89-0.94)
Difficulty eating 0.45 0.80 (0.72-0.85)
Difficulty playing 0.33 0.86 (0.81-0.90)
Difficulty speaking 0.39 0.89 (0.85-0.92)
Avoiding smiling (due to appearance) 0.51 0.86 (0.81-0.90)
Avoiding smiling (due to pain) 0.52 0.77 (0.69-0.83)
Difficulty sleeping 0.48 0.85 (0.80-0.89)
Difficulty drinking 0.27 0.60 (0.46-0.71)
  1. * Two-way random effects model: p < 0.001 for all values.
  2. § Internal consistency (Cronbach’s alpha) was performed for the total score (7 items together) and item-total correlations.