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Table 3 Associations between oral health behaviors and the psychosocial measures

From: The relationship between psychosocial distress and oral health status in patients with facial burns and mediation by oral health behaviour

Psychosocial Tooth brushing Dental visits Barriers to oral health care
  Once
N = 212
Mean
(SD)
Twice or more
N = 59
Mean
(SD)
pt No
N = 242
Mean
(SD)
Yes
N = 29
Mean
(SD)
pt Dental anxiety
N = 125
Mean
(SD)
Social
N = 42
Mean
(SD)
Distance
N = 25
Mean
(SD)
Cost
N = 68
Mean
(SD)
Self-perceived
N = 11
Mean
(SD)
pa
Disfigurement 6.6 (1.1) 4.5 (1.5) < 0.001 6.4 (1.2) 4.0 (1.4) < 0.001 6.7 (1.1)A 6.1 (1.5) 6.0 (1.4) 5.7 (1.7) 4.6 (1.9) < 0.0011
SWAP 67.7 (5.7) 57.6 (7.9) < 0.001 66.9 (6.3) 54.5 (7.5) < 0.001 67.7 (5.9)E 65.1 (7.5) 64.6 (7.4) 63.5 (8.4) 58.5 (10.4) < 0.0011
HADS
 Anxiety 13.9 (3.1) 13.1 (3.4) 0.86 13.8 (3.2) 13.4 (2.8) 0.52 13.9 (2.8) 14.1 (3.3) 13.4 (3.4) 13.8 (3.5) 11.2 (3.2) 0.81
 Depression 14.0 (4.0) 13.6 (4.0) 0.27 14.2 (4.4) 14.3 (3.8) 0.85 14.1 (3.9) B 15.4 (4.7)C 12.0 (4.5)D 15.0 (4.5) 12.3 (3.4) 0.0072
RSES 12.8 (1.6) 14.4 (2.1) < 0.001 12.9 (1.7) 15.2 (2.0) < 0.001 12.9 (1.7)F 12.9 (1.4)G 13.7 (1.9) 13.6 (2.1) 14.6 (1.8) 0.0032
MSPSS 4.6 (0.8) 5.4 (0.5) < 0.001 4.7 (0.8) 5.6 (0.2) < 0.001 4.7 (0.7) 4.8 (0.9) 4.7 (0.8) 4.9 (0.8) 5.4 (0.6) 0.99
BRS 2.9 (0.1) 2.9 (0.1) 0.24 2.9 (0.1) 2.9 (0.1) 0.73 2.9 (0.1) 3.0 (0.2) 3.0 (0.2) 3.0 (0.1) 3.0 (0.1) 0.31
  1. t: t-test; a: ANOVA
  2. Posthoc: 1Games-Howell, 2LSD
  3. Significant pairwise (p < 0.05): A vs Cost, Self-Perceived; B vs Distance; C vs Distance, Self-perceived; D vs Cost; E vs Cost; F vs Cost, Distance, Self-Perceived; G vs Self-Perceived