Skip to main content

Table 4 Frequency distribution of the GSI values obtained for patients from the POC and patients from the TMD/OFPOC in consideration of the clinical reference values (percentages shown in parentheses)

From: The extent of the psychological impairment of prosthodontic outpatients at a German University Hospital

  Patients from the POC (n = 64) Patients from the TMD/OFPOC (n = 59) p
GSI displayed according to the clinical groups    n.s.
   GSI<=0.65 (normative sample) 44 (68.8) 41 (69.5)  
   GSI>0.65 and <1.35 (psychotherapeutic outpatients) 14 (21.9) 13 (22.0)  
   GSI>=1.35 (psychotherapeutic inpatients) 6 (9.4) 5 (8.5)  
  1. For group comparisons Chi-square test was applied: n. s. = not significant; * = p < 0.05; ** = p < 0.01; *** = p < 0.001