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Table 3 Subscales and PIDAQ scores according to POS categorization

From: Validity and reliability of the Persian version of the psychosocial impact of dental aesthetics questionnaire

POS Scores Dental self-confidence (reverse scores of items 1–6) Social impact (score of items 7–14) Psychological impact (score of items 15–20) Aesthetic Concern (scores of items 20–23) Total
0–1(n = 171) 8.13 ± 5.29 6.21 ± 5.31 6.53 ± 4.61 2.15 ± 2.22 23.02 ± 12.50
2–4(n = 124) 10.42 ± 4.82 8.90 ± 5.41 8.42 ± 5.25 4.12 ± 2.15 29.87 ± 13.10
5–8(n = 59) 11.23 ± 4.50 10.10 ± 6.32 9.54 ± 3.41 6.42 ± 3.91 37.29 ± 17.21
9 < (n = 46) 13.17 ± 4.65 13.42 ± 6.70 10.60 ± 4.10 8.61 ± 5.21 45.80 ± 15.85
ANOVA 0.00 ** 0.00 ** 0.00 ** 0.00 ** 0.00 **
Spearman correlation r = −0.378 0.00 ** r = −0.215 0.00 ** r = −0.2260.00 ** r = − 0.375 0.00 ** r = − 0.295 0.00 **
  1. ** P < 0.01