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Table 2 Prevalence of impact on oral health-related quality of life and B-ECOHIS scores among preschool children

From: Impact of oral health conditions on the quality of life of preschool children and their families: a cross-sectional study

Subscales, Items SCORE Mean ± SD Median Minimum-Maximum Impact N (%)
ECOHIS total (0–52) 3.60 ± 6.10 0 0 - 38 349 (41.4)
Child Impact 2.41 ± 4.41 0 0 - 31 271 (32.1)
Reported pain 0.61 ± 0.99 0 0 - 4 195 (23.1)
Had difficulty drinking hot or cold beverages 0.36 ± 0.82 0 0 - 4 110 (13.1)
Had difficulty eating some foods 0.37 ± 0.85 0 0 - 4 112 (13.3)
Had difficulty pronouncing words 0.22 ± 0.72 0 0 - 4 66 (7.8)
Missed preschool, day care or school 0.13 ± 0.49 0 0 - 3 34 (4.1)
Had trouble sleeping 0.20 ± 0.64 0 0 - 4 56 (6.6)
Been irritable or frustrated 0.31 ± 0.78 0 0 - 4 95 (11.3)
Avoided smiling or laughing 0.11 ± 0.49 0 0 - 4 26 (3.1)
Avoided talking 0.10 ± 0.45 0 0 - 4 27 (3.2)
Family Impact 1.23 ± 2.31 0 0 - 14 221 (26.2)
Been upset 0.41 ± 0.92 0 0 - 4 126 (15.0)
Felt guilty 0.49 ± 0.97 0 0 - 4 157 (18.7)
Taken time off work 0.17 ± 0.59 0 0 - 4 56 (6.7)
Financial impact 0.16 ± 0.60 0 0 - 4 46 (5.4)