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Table 5 The association between changes in oral health-related impacts between before and after treatment and weight gain after treatment

From: Associations between oral health-related impacts and rate of weight gain after extraction of pulpally involved teeth in underweight preschool Filipino children

  WAZ-difference β-coefficient 95% CI p-value*
SOHO-5-score (continuous)i 0.01 (−0.01, 0.04) 0.23
SOHO-5-score    
  No difference ii 0.21 (−0.06, 0.48) 0.13
  Improvement ii 0.30 (0.10, 0.50) 0.003
Eating impact    
  No difference ii 0.04 (−0.23, 0.32) 0.75
  Improvement ii 0.11 (−0.14, 0.37) 0.39
Sleeping impact    
  No difference ii 0.36 (0.12, 0.61) 0.004
  Improvement ii 0.31 (0.07, 0.55) 0.01
Dental pain    
  No difference ii 0.24 (−0.07, 0.55) 0.13
  Improvement ii 0.19 (−0.14, 0.52) 0.25
  1. *Simple linear regression.
  2. iDifference in SOHO-5 score between before and after treatment.
  3. ii‘improvement’ and ‘no difference’ regressed against ‘deterioration’ (reference).
  4. Difference in weight-for-age (Z-score) between before and after treatment.