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Table 3 Construct validity for the children’s version (n = 193)

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)

  Satisfaction with oral health Presence of dental cavities
  r* p-value r* p-value
Total score 0.505 <0.001 0.527 <0.001
Difficulty eating 0.287 <0.001 0.426 <0.001
Difficulty drinking 0.210 0.003 0.260 <0.001
Difficulty speaking 0.366 <0.001 0.271 <0.001
Difficulty playing 0.310 <0.001 0.290 <0.001
Difficulty sleeping 0.455 <0.001 0.452 <0.001
Avoiding smiling (due to pain) 0.357 <0.001 0.339 <0.001
Avoiding smiling (due to appearance) 0.420 <0.001 0.260 <0.001
  1. *Spearman's rank correlation coefficient