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Table 4 Discriminant Validity: Correlation between COHIP scores and clinical variables (n = 236)

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

Partial Spearman correlation adjusted for gender Calculusc Infectious dental processb D3MFTa COCNI indexd
Domain 1 -.146* -.213** -.057 -.212**
Domain 2 -.137* -.060 -.165* -.134*
Domain 3 -.076 -.149* -.063 -.124
Domain 4 -.092 -.130* -.135* -.135*
Domain 5 -.158* -.075 -.080 -.088
COHIP Score -.168** -.183** -.186** -.195**
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01
  2. aNumber of decayed, missing of filled permanent teeth, carious threshold = stage 3 or 4 of Ekstrand’s classification [30]
  3. bPresence of an abscess, a tooth with pulpal exposure or an apical fistula
  4. cPresence of calculus on a group of teeth, all the sextants of one arch or all sextants of two arches [32]
  5. dClinical Oral Care Needs Index [34]