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Table 3 Relationship between COHIP scores, dental and socio-demographic variables (mean values ± SD) (n = 236)

From: Validation of the child oral health impact profile (COHIP) french questionnaire among 12 years-old children in New Caledonia

  Domain 1 Domain 2 Domain 3 Domain 4 Domain 5 Global Score
Ethnic group Melanesian (n = 54) 27.17 ± 6.24 19.34 ± 3.78 26.96 ± 5.45 14.10 ± 2.57 14.03 ± 4.85 101.61 ± 16.56
Caledonian (n = 117) 26.66 ± 6.15 19.61 ± 4.05 27.07 ± 5.50 14.20 ± 2.64 13.64 ± 4.70 101.17 ± 16.56
Polynesian (n = 39) 27.27 ± 6.53 20.37 ± 2.55 25.44 ± 6.90 14.61 ± 2.35 12.65 ± 4.80 100.34 ± 18.64
  other (n = 18) 28.46 ± 6.21 21.83 ± 1.92 28.74 ± 4.06 15.89 ± .47 16.14 ± 3.88 111.06 ± 12.34
  Sig. 0.698 0.001 0.173 <0.0001 0.040 0.026
School attendance Internal (n = 8) 28.16 ± 5.12 20.70 ± 2.69 27.62 ± 3.67 14.46 ± 1.84 12.95 ± 3.57 103.90 ± 11.80
Half boarder (n = 196) 27.18 ± 6.04 20.20 ± 3.36 27.18 ± 5.66 14.68 ± 2.18 13.92 ± 4.83 103.16 ± 15.87
External (n = 31) 25.85 ± 7.46 17.50 ± 4.86 24.84 ± 6.65 12.48 ± 3.46 12.78 ± 4.53 93.45 ± 21.56
Sig. 0.473 <0.0001 0.105 <0.0001 0.416 0.011
Sex Boys (n = 106) 27.56 ± 5.92 20.08 ± 3.41 28.12 ± 4.70 14.36 ± 2.61 14.60 ± 4.67 104.73 ± 15.89
Girls (n = 130) 26.63 ± 6.40 19.70 ± 3.88 25.87 ± 6.35 14.41 ± 2.37 13.05 ± 4.72 99.66 ± 17.30
Sig. 0.251 0.436 0.003 0.901 0.012 0.021
Calculusd Absence (n = 168) 27.62 ± 6.11 20.19 ± 3.35 27.14 ± 5.66 14.52 ± 2.29 14.23 ± 4.73 103.70 ± 16.39
Presence (n = 67) 25.63 ± 6.26 19.07 ± 4.31 26.16 ± 6.03 14.02 ± 2.88 12.56 ± 4.66 97.44 ± 17.36
Sig. 0.026 0.035 0.244 0.160 0.015 0.010
D3MFTa 0 (n = 128) 27.44 ± 6.12 20.53 ± 3.17 27.31 ± 5.63 14.77 ± 1.99 13.90 ± 4.91 103.96 ± 16.34
≥1 (n = 108) 26.58 ± 6.29 19.09 ± 4.07 26.38 ± 5.92 13.93 ± 2.89 13.56 ± 4.57 99.54 ± 17.18
Sig 0.291 0.002 0.215 0.009 0.582 0.044
Infectious dental processb No (n = 205) 27.56 ± 6.14 19.96 ± 3.62 27.22 ± 5.55 14.51 ± 2.33 13.89 ± 4.80 103.13 ± 16.29
Yes (n = 31) 23.65 ± 5.51 19.31 ± 4.01 24.68 ± 6.77 13.56 ± 3.20 12.83 ± 4.35 94.03 ± 18.47
Sig. 0.001 0.361 0.022 0.046 0.248 0.005
COCNI indexc Risk factors (n = 37) 29.03 ± 5.84 21.21 ± 2.28 27.83 ± 5.27 14.97 ± 1.57 15.05 ± 4.55 108.09 ± 14.47
Dental needs (n = 100) 27.66 ± 6.13 19.87 ± 3.69 27.22 ± 5.33 14.55 ± 2.45 13.74 ± 4.88 103.04 ± 16.32
Urgent needs (n = 96) 25.56 ± 6.09 19.40 ± 3.97 26.09 ± 6.39 13.99 ± 2.76 13.32 ± 4.60 98.36 ± 17.50
  Sig 0.006 0.039 0.224 0.041 0.153 0.006
  1. aNumber of decayed, missing of filled permanent teeth, carious threshold = stage 3 or 4 of Ekstrand’s classification [30]
  2. bPresence of an abscess, a tooth with pulpal exposure or an apical fistula
  3. cClinical Oral Care Needs Index [34]
  4. dPresence of calculus on a group of teeth, all the sextants of one arch or all sextants of two arches [32]