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Table 1 Correlation analyses between oral symptoms and psychological variables

From: The effect of cognitive appraisal for stressors on the oral health-related QOL of dry mouth patients

  POMS CARS
Depression Anxiety Effect Threat Commitment Controllability
Subjective oral dryness 0.09 n.s. 0.21* 0.24* 0.19† 0.33*** -0.03 n.s.
    (0.15) n.s. (0.12) n.s. (0.27)** (-0.20) n.s.
OHP-14 0.37*** 0.48*** 0.37*** 0.38*** 0.41*** 0.03 n.s.
    (0.22)* (0.23)* (0.31)** (0.08) n.s.
  1. Number in parentheses represents the partial correlation coefficient to control the effect of tension-anxiety and depression-dejection on POMS-B.
  2. †p < 0.10, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001.