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Table 2 Bivariate Spearman correlation coefficients between General Oral Health Assessment Index (GOHAI) and behavioral/psychosocial and oral health status variables at T0 (n = 331)

From: Oral health-related quality of life outcomes in a randomized clinical trial to assess a community-based oral hygiene intervention among adults living in low-income senior housing

  Spearman Coefficient GOHAI T0 p value
Self-efficacy 0.10 0.07
Fears 0.24  < 0.001
Intentionality 0.05 0.35
Locus of control 0.01 0.85
Oral health norms 0.00 0.89
Worries 0.29  < 0.001
Sugar intake − 0.07 0.18
Dry mouth − 0.20  < 0.01
Missing Teeth − 0.15  < 0.01
Gingival Index − 0.07 0.23
Plaque Score − 0.06 0.31