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Table 5 Discriminant validity of CPQ11–14 scores in bivariable analysis

From: Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the child perceptions questionnaire (CPQ11–14) among children in Lebanon

  Dimension 1- Oral Symptoms Dimension 2- Functional limitations Dimension 3- Emotional well being Dimension 4- Social well being Global score
Gender Boy (n = 377) 4.67 ± 3.44 4.59 ± 4.22 3.62 ± 5.35 2.75 ± 4.63 15.64 ± 14.02
Girl (n = 316) 4.45 ± 3.23 4.65 ± 4.79 3.77 ± 5.78 2.69 ± 4.66 15.56 ± 15.18
Sig 0.390 0.860 0.725 0.851 0.945
Age categories 11–12 years (n = 160) 4.74 ± 3.64 5.06 ± 4.71 4.11 ± 5.23 2.62 ± 4.18 16.52 ± 14.50
13–14 years (n = 533) 4.52 ± 3.25 4.49 ± 4.41 3.57 ± 5.64 2.75 ± 4.77 15.32 ± 14.57
Sig 0.450 0.160 0.281 0.746 0.361
Recruitment level Public (n = 307) 4.60 ± 3.60 5.21 ± 5.08 4.68 ± 6.44 3.05 ± 4.81 17.55 ± 16.24
Private (n = 386) 4.54 ± 3.13 4.15 ± 3.90 2.90 ± 4.58 2.46 ± 4.50 14.05 ± 12.87
Sig 0.811 0.002 < 0.001 0.099 0.002
Malocclusion category None/Minor (n = 387) 4.26 ± 3.08 4.13 ± 3.84 2.72 ± 3.95 1.88 ± 3.12 12.99 ± 10.58
Definite (n = 141) 4.82 ± 3.69 4.78 ± 4.61 4.13 ± 5.49 3.06 ± 4.88 16.79 ± 15.37
Severe/handicapping (n = 110) 5.06 ± 3.52 5.73 ± 6.15 6.80 ± 8.73 4.72 ± 7.41 22.31 ± 22.17
Sig 0.037 0.004 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
Number of decayed teeth ≤4 (n = 570) 4.41 ± 3.30 4.48 ± 4.36 3.34 ± 5.26 2.47 ± 4.03 14.70 ± 13.42
> 4 (n = 119) 5.20 ± 3.35 5.16 ± 4.99 5.24 ± 6.47 3.88 ± 6.77 19.49 ± 18.47
Sig. 0.019 0.131 0.001 0.003 0.001
Number of filled teeth ≤ 2 (n = 542) 4.63 ± 3.37 4.70 ± 4.50 3.86 ± 5.67 2.81 ± 4.54 16.00 ± 14.54
> 2 (n = 147) 4.26 ± 3.15 4.22 ± 4.40 2.95 ± 4.93 2.38 ± 5.01 13.80 ± 14.37
Sig. 0.230 0.250 0.074 0.325 0.104
Missing teeth ≤0 (n = 666) 4.54 ± 3.33 4.53 ± 4.46 3.48 ± 5.28 2.58 ± 4.43 15.13 ± 14.17
> 0 (n = 23) 4.78 ± 3.16 6.43 ± 4.87 9.17 ± 8.94 6.61 ± 7.99 27.00 ± 19.38
Sig. 0.733 0.045 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
DMFT ≤6 (n = 608) 4.44 ± 3.29 4.47 ± 4.41 3.47 ± 5.38 2.52 ± 4.14 14.91 ± 13.77
> 6 (n = 81) 5.36 ± 3.44 5.51 ± 4.88 5.12 ± 6.39 4.16 ± 7.28 20.15 ± 18.67
Sig. 0.020 0.051 0.012 0.003 0.002