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Table 3 Mean and standard deviation of OHIP domain scores for fashion braces, therapeutic braces and control groups as well as pairs of groups that showed significant differences in the OHIP domain scores

From: Impact of fashion braces on oral health related quality of life: a web-based cross-sectional study

OHIP Domains Fashion braces (F)
Mean (SD)
Therapeutic braces (T)
Mean (SD)
Control (C)
Mean (SD)
Significant Pairs
Physical pain 2.97 (2.29) 4.39 (1.71) 3.02 (1.89) T vs. C; F vs. T
Functional limitation 1.69 (2.14) 1.43 (1.53) 1.02 (1.46) T vs. C
Physical disability 2.00 (2.50) 2.36 (1.93) 1.39 (1.68) T vs. C
Psychological discomfort 1.03 (1.78) 1.58 (1.83) 2.56 (2.30) T vs. C; F vs. C
Psychological disability 1.31 (2.07) 1.70 (1.58) 2.05 (1.88) T vs. C; F vs. C
Social disability 0.97 (1.86) 0.99 (1.41) 1.50 (1.78) T vs. C; F vs. C
Handicap 0.41 (1.43) 0.79 (1.27) 1.18 (1.64) T vs. C; F vs. C; F vs. T
Total OHIP 10.38 (10.52) 13.25 (7.84) 12.71 (9.28) F vs. T