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Table 5 Crude Model of OHIP-14 Scores in Respect to Each Abnormal Variable in LDS

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

Oral manifestation feature% subjects affected (n)OHIP-14
Mean ± SD
β CoefficientStandard ErrorP-value
Five abnormal manifestations
 Malocclusion97.0 (32)6.41 ± 6.43.416.64ns
 Abnormal soft and hard palate87.9 (29)6.03 ± 6.3−2.223.43ns
 Gingivitis60.6 (20)7.00 ± 6.31.772.28ns
 Hypersensitivity57.6 (19)8.53 ± 6.15.242.07< 0.05
 TMJ abnormality42.4 (14)9.71 ± 6.75.922.01< 0.01
Two additional variables
 Self-reported poor-to-fair oral health status33.3 (11)10.82 ± 4.96.772.06< 0.01
 Cumulation of oral manifestations (≥ 4)60.6 (20)9.15 ± 6.07.231.90< 0.001
  1. Statistical analyses: Crude regression model was employed. ns not significant. Bold values are significant (p ≤ 0.05)