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Table 4 Spearman’s correlation coefficients ( r ) for occlusal contacts (OC) and RMS (% MVC) in individuals without TMD (WG), with mild TMD (MG) and with moderate to severe TMD (MSG)

From: Influence of temporomandibular disorder on temporal and masseter muscles and occlusal contacts in adolescents: an electromyographic study

  WG MG MSG
r p-value r p-value r p-value
Right temporal 0.03 0.89 0.18 0.51 −0.10 0.71
Right masseter 0.22 0.44 0.30 0.29 −0.44 0.11
Left temporal 0.45 0.74 0.28 0.31 0.17 0.55
Left masseter 0.48 0.20 0.20 0.47 0.22 0.43