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Table 7 Prevalence (% OIDP SC >0), mean OIDP total impact scores and intensity (% of adults with oral impacts) of older Tanzanians in urban areas (n = 508)

From: Psychometric properties and the prevalence, intensity and causes of oral impacts on daily performance (OIDP) in a population of older Tanzanians

  Overall Eating Speaking Cleaning Sleeping Smiling Emotion Work Contact
  (n = 508) (n = 511) (n = 508) (n = 511) (n = 511) (n = 511) (n = 511) (n = 511) (n = 511)
OIDP prevalence % 51.2 42.5 9.1 18.2 12.1 8.4 17.4 7.6 5.9
OIDP impact score:
Range 0–40 0–9 0–6 0–9 0–6 0–9 0–9 0–6 0–6
Mean (sd) 3.8 (6.5) 1.4 (2.1) 0.3 (1.0) 0.5 (1.4) 0.4 (1.1) 0.3 (1.3) 0.5 (1.3) 0.2 (0.9) 0.2 (0.8)
Impact intensity a
Very little 11.2 11.5 8.7 30.1 11.3 14.0 14.6 12.8 26.7
Little 22.0 31.8 43.5 29.0 19.4 25.6 38.2 30.8 26.7
Moderate 58.4 38.7 37.0 30.1 62.9 39.5 38.2 53.8 36.7
Severe 8.4 12.0 10.9 6.5 6.5 7.0 7.9 2.6 10.0
Very severe 0.0 6.0 0.0 4.3 0.0 14.0 1.1 0.0 0.0
  1. a Impact intensity:% of adults with impact.