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Table 3 Comparison of higher-order scales in TMD cases/controls

From: Personality traits and anxiety in patients with temporomandibular disorders

Studied groups Statistics
Score Case Control Mann–Whitney U
P-value
Mean SD Ranking Mean Mean SD Ranking Mean
Emotional/internalizing dysfunction (EID) 56.86 8.08 157.99 50.48 5.40 101.01 4645.500
< 0.0001
Thought dysfunction (THD) 51.31 7.30 113.72 54.04 4.73 145.28 6285.000
0.001
Behavioral/externalizing dysfunction (BXD) 59.51 12.66 135.27 57.15 5.70 123.73 7576.000
0.204