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Table 5 Discriminant validity for the child version

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)

  Without caries experience (n = 107) With caries experience (n = 86) p-value*
  Mean (SD) Median Mean (SD) Median  
Total score 1.20 (2.06) 0.00 3.45 (3.12) 2.00 <0.001
Difficulty eating 0.35 (0.70) 0.00 0.91 (0.75) 1.00 <0.001
Difficulty drinking 0.09 (0.40) 0.00 0.25 (0.50) 0.00 0.002
Difficulty speaking 0.07 (0.26) 0.00 0.22 (0.56) 0.00 0.047
Difficulty playing 0.06 (0.24) 0.00 0.33 (0.66) 0.00 0.001
Difficulty sleeping 0.15 (0.45) 0.00 0.62 (0.80) 0.00 <0.001
Avoiding smiling (due to pain) 0.13 (0.34) 0.00 0.50 (0.78) 0.00 0.001
Avoiding smiling (due to appearance) 0.35 (0.63) 0.00 0.63 (0.82) 0.00 0.018
  1. *Mann–Whitney test.