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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics and OES item severity for all subjects combined and 2 random subsamples (set 1 and 2)

From: Validation of the Orofacial Esthetic Scale in the general population

  All subjects N = 1159 Set 1 N = 580 Set 2 N = 579
  % (N) or mean±SD
Female 55.7 (645) 55.5 (322) 55.8 (323)
Age [years]# 49.2±17.4 49.3±17.4 49.0±17.4
Elementary school 21.8 (251) 21.4 (124) 22.2 (127)
High school 40.9 (471) 39.0 (226) 42.9 (245)
University degree* 37.3 (429) 39.7 (230) 34.9 (199)
No partial or complete denture $ 33.7 (382) 33.6 (191) 33.7 (191)
OES items [0very dissatisfied, 10very satisfied with appearance]    
Face 7.6±2.4 7.6±2.4 7.6±2.3
Profile 7.5±2.5 7.5±2.5 7.5±2.4
Mouth 7.2±2.7 7.2±2.7 7.2±2.8
Alignment 6.9±2.8 6.9±2.8 6.9±2.9
Shape 7.2±2.7 7.1±2.6 7.2±2.8
Color 6.3±2.9 6.2±3.0 6.4±2.8
Gingiva 7.6±2.4 7.6±2.4 7.6±2.4
  1. Missing data for #7, *8, and $24 subjects.