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Table 3 Comparison of OHIP-14 Score between LDS and UFM

From: Oral health-related quality of life in Loeys-Dietz syndrome, a rare connective tissue disorder: an observational cohort study

OHIP-14 DomainsLDSUFMP-value
OHIP-14 Mean ± SD
Functional Limitation0.85 ± 1.30.22 ± 0.60.05
Pain1.36 ± 1.50.41 ± 1.0< 0.05
Discomfort1.15 ± 1.60.68 ± 1.30.05
Physical Disability0.88 ± 1.50.44 ± 0.9< 0.01
Psychological Disability1.00 ± 1.30.46 ± 1.1< 0.05
Social Disability0.52 ± 1.00.15 ± 0.4ns
Handicap0.30 ± 1.00.07 ± 0.3ns
Total OHIP-146.30 ± 6.41.50 ± 2.3< 0.01
  1. Statistical analyses: Wilcoxon Rank-Sum test was employed. ns not significant. Bold values are significant (p ≤ 0.05)
  2. LDS Loeys-Dietz Syndrome
  3. UFM Unaffected Family Members