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Table 5 Prevalence, extent and severity of impacts by OHIP-14 subscale grouped by pre-seniors and seniors

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

  Community LTC
  Pre-seniors
(n=629)
Seniors
(n=501)
P-value Pre-seniors
(n=33)
Seniors
(n=297)
P-value
Prevalence: % reporting 1+ impacts fairly/very often (no.) 28.8 (181) 22.0 (110) 0.009 * 21.2 (7) 25.3 (75) 0.610*
Extent: mean no. of items reported fairly/very often (SD) 0.73 (1.73) 0.49 (1.40) 0.007 ** 0.45 (1.33) 0.94 (2.32) 0.456**
Severity: mean OHIP-14 score (SD) 6.22 (8.0) 4.75 (6.92) <0.001 ** 4.30 (7.29) 5.71 (9.80) 0.867**
  1. *P-value obtained from the Chi-squared test.
  2. **P-value obtained from the Mann–Whitney U test.