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Table 8 Prevalence (% OIDP SC >0), mean OIDP-total impact score-, and impact intensity scores (% of adults with impacts) of older Tanzanians in rural areas (n = 512)

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 = 512) (n = 519) (n = 514) (n = 520) (n = 519) (n = 520) (n = 520) (n = 520) (n = 520)
OIDP prevalence % 62.1 55.1 20.8 30.6 27.0 15.6 30.4 22.5 21.7
OIDP impact score:
Range 0–72 0–9 0–9 0–9 0–9 0–9 0–9 0–9 0–9
Mean (sd) 9.1 (13.3) 2.1 (2.6) 0.9 (1.9) 1.3 (2.3) 1.1 (2.1) 0.6 (1.7) 1.2 (2.2) 0.9 (1.9) 0.9 (1.9)
Impact intensitya
Very little 11.9 18.1 11.2 12.6 7.9 11.1 14.6 7.7 7.1
Little 15.8 18.4 12.1 13.8 17.1 13.6 19.6 21.4 21.2
Moderate 60.7 32.6 40.2 35.8 50.0 50.6 36.7 47.9 43.4
Severe 11.8 22.2 29.9 27.7 18.6 16.0 19.6 15.4 22.1
Very severe 0.0 8.7 6.5 10.1 6.4 8.6 9.5 7.7 6.2
  1. a Impact intensity:% of adults with impact.