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Table 5 Construct validity: rank correlations between total scale and subscales scores, and global ratings of oral health and overall health (n = 150)

From: Evaluation of the reliability and validity of the Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale (ECOHIS) questionnaire translated into Malagasy

ECOHIS Global ratings of
  Oral health Overall health
r p-value r p-value
Total scale .763 0.000 .694 0.000
Child impact section .781 0.000 .760 0.000
Subscales
 Symptom .554 0.000 .527 0.000
 Function .650 0.000 .613 0.000
 Psychology .468 0.000 .510 0.000
 Self-image .467 0.000 .509 0.000
Family impact section .494 0.000 .378 0.000
 Parental distress .445 0.000 .344 0.000
 Family function .502 0.000 .380 0.000
  1. r-Spearman correlation coefficient; p value