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Table 5 Children’s SOHO-5 scores (parent reported): associations with subjective and clinical indicators of oral health (N = 725)

From: Cross cultural adaptation and psychometric properties of the Bengali version of the Scale of Oral Health Outcomes for 5-year-old children (SOHO-5)

Oral health indicators SOHO-5 scores median (25–75 percentile) SOHO-5 scores mean (CI) p
Current dental paina     < 0.001
No 0 (0–1) 1.14 (0.85, 1.44)
Yes 5 (2–10) 6.54 (5.93, 7.15)
Ever had dental paina     < 0.001
No 0 (0–0) 0.71 (0.46, 0.96)
Yes 4 (2–9) 5.91 (5.35, 6.46)
Dental cariesb    
dmft + DMFT = 0 0 (0–0) 0.17 (0.06, 0.29)  < 0.001
1–2 1 (0–3) 2.54 (1.96, 3.11)
3–5 3 (1–7) 4.67 (4.02, 5.32)
 > 5 6 (2–12) 7.77 (6.64, 8.91)
Dental sepsisa     < 0.001
pufa + PUFA = 0 0 (0–2) 1.51 (1.22, 1.74)
pufa + PUFA > 0 5 (2–11) 6.78 (6.07, 7.53)
  1. aWilcoxon rank-sum test
  2. bKwallis test