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Table 4 Prevalence, extent and severity of impacts by OHIP-14 subscale and total score ( n= 1460)

From: Oral health-related quality of life in an aging Canadian population

Dimension Prevalence: % reporting 1+ impacts fairly/very often (no.) Extent: mean no. of items reported fairly/very often (SD) Severity: mean OHIP-14 score (SD)
  Community LTC Community LTC Community LTC
Functional limitation 5.4 (61) 9.4 (31) 0.06 (0.26) 0.11 (0.37) 0.56 (1.20) 0.69 (1.48)
Physical pain 9.6 (109) 13.9 (46) 0.13 (0.42) 0.17 (0.44) 1.25 (1.81) 1.17 (1.85)
Psychological discomfort 12.0 (136) 13.6 (45) 0.15 (0.45) 0.19 (0.51) 1.16 (1.86) 1.14 (2.03)
Physical disability 7.6 (86) 7.9 (26) 0.09 (0.33) 0.12 (0.44) 0.69 (1.40) 0.76 (1.78)
Psychological disability 7.3 (82) 11.5 (38) 0.09 (0.34) 0.15 (0.44) 0.85 (1.59) 0.85 (1.81)
Social disability 4.7 (53) 4.2 (14) 0.06 (0.27) 0.07 (0.33) 0.59 (1.32) 0.46 (1.32)
Handicap 4.1 (46) 6.7 (22) 0.05 (0.26) 0.09 (0.34) 0.47 (1.19) 0.51 (1.43)
Total OHIP-14 score 25.8 (291) 24.8 (82) 0.63 (1.59) 0.89 (2.24) 5.57 (7.57) 5.57 (9.58)
  1. N.B. Bolded percentages are significant when p ≤0.05 using the Chi-square test.
  2. N.B. Bolded means are significant when p ≤0.05 using the Independent Samples T-test.