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Table 7 Discriminant validity: overall and subscale scores for parents of children pufa free and children with pufa≥1

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

ECOHIS Clinical groups   
  Pufa = 0 Pufa≥1 p-value* Effect size
Mean (SD) Median Mean (SD) Median   
Total scale 13.53(8.71) 12 20.88(9.63) 21 0.000 0.84
Child impact section 7.86(5.83) 6 13.77(6.00) 15 0.000 1.01
Family impact section 5.67(3.84) 6 7.12(3.71) 8 0.020 0.37
  1. Standard Deviation (SD) *Mann Whitney test