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Table 3 Modulating factors of OIDP and OSS among the validation sample (n = 253).

From: Validation of two complementary oral-health related quality of life indicators (OIDP and OSS 0-10 ) in two qualitatively distinct samples of the Spanish population

SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC VARIABLES OIDP OSS
Gender   
   Male (mean ± sd) 6.3 ± 12.1** 6.7 ± 2.3
   Female (mean ± sd) 11.3 ± 16.6** 6.5 ± 2.2
BEHAVIOURAL VARIABLES   
Last previous visit to dentist rs = -0.1* rs = 0.06
Tooth brushing frequency rs = 0.05 rs = - 0.16*
PROSTHODONTIC VARIABLES   
Normative Needs for prosthesis rs = 0.15* rs = -0.18*
No occlusal units r = - 0.14* r = 0.05
No aesthetic units r = - 0.03 r = 0.06
No replaceable absent teeth r = 0.17** r = - 0.20**
No replaced absent teeth r = - 0.05 r = 0.18*
No replaceable visible teeth r = 0.16** r = - 0.20**
No replaced visible teeth r = 0.05 r = 0.18*
No replaceable functional teeth r = 0.15* r = -0.17*
CARIES VARIABLES   
No teeth with caries requiring endodontic treatment r = 0.24** r = -0.24**
No teeth with caries requiring extraction r = 0.18** r = -0.14
No teeth with 2 or more decayed surfaces r = 0.18** r = -0.17*
No teeth with caries r = 0.22** r = -0.19**
No visible teeth with caries r = 0.33** r = -0.28**
No healthy filled teeth r = 0.02 r = -0.20**
No healthy restored visible teeth r = -0.04 r = -0.22**
Decayed Missing and Filled Teeth (DMFT) Index r = 0.13* r = -0.06
Need for restorative treatment rs = 0.20* rs = -0.20*
PERIODONTAL VARIABLES   
No sextants with CPITN score of 1 r = -0.08 r = 0.03
No sextants with dental mobility r = 0.10 r = -0.27*
  1. Mann-Whitney Test for Gender. Correlation for the remainder (r = Pearson correlation; rs = Spearman correlation)
  2. *p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01