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Table 6 Discriminant validity for the parental 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 1.06 (1.65) 0.50 5.78 (6.59) 4.00 <0.001
Difficulty eating 0.35 (0.61) 0.00 1.47 (1.41) 1.00 <0.001
Difficulty speaking 0.08 (0.32) 0.00 0.47 (0.97) 0.00 0.002
Difficulty playing 0.01 (0.11) 0.00 0.53 (1.16) 0.00 <0.001
Difficulty sleeping 0.15 (0.47) 0.00 1.21 (1.47) 1.00 <0.001
Avoiding smiling (due to appearance) 0.20 (0.43) 0.00 0.79 (1.26) 0.00 0.001
Avoiding smiling (due to pain) 0.05 (0.21) 0.00 0.73 (1.22) 0.00 <0.001
Affected self-confidence 0.22 (0.52) 0.00 0.58 (1.13) 0.00 0.048
  1. * Mann–Whitney test.