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Table 7 Percentage distribution of main causes of impact in working sample (n = 561)

From: Validation of two complementary oral-health related quality of life indicators (OIDP and OSS 0-10 ) in two qualitatively distinct samples of the Spanish population

DIMENSION CAUSE Eating Speaking Cleaning Working Social Sleeping & Relaxing Smiling Emotional state Value
Oral ulcers. 3 (2.3%) 4 (21.1%) 1 (1.3%) 1 (6.3%) 1 (1.4%) 2 (2.5%) 1 (2.0%) 3 (5.6%) 16
Dental pain 37 (28.0%) 1 (5.3%) 6 (7.6%) 5 (31.3%) 2 (2.9%) 16 (19.8%)   13 (24.1%) 80
Third-molar pain 8 (6.1%) 1 (5.3%) 3 (3.8%) 2 (12.5%) 3 (4.3%) 4 (5.0%)   4 (7.4%) 25
Prosthesis 10 (7.5%) 3 (15.8%)    2 (2.8%) 2 (2.5%) 3 (5.9%) 2 (3.7%) 22
TMJ pain- dysfunction 6 (4.5%)    1 (6.3%) 1 (1.4%) 41 (50.6%)   6 (11.1%) 65
Missing teeth 9 (6.8%) 5 (26.3%)    6 (8.6%)   17 (33.3%)   37
Dental appearance      9 (12.8) 2 (2.5%) 16 (31.4%) 3 (5.6%) 30
Bad Breath     3 (18.8%) 38 (54.3%)    8 (14.8%) 49
Dental sensitivity 23 (17.4%)   18 (22.8%)      2 (3.7%) 43
Food Packing 18 (13.6%)   9 (11.4%)   3 (4.3%)     30
Gingival bleeding    26 (32.9%)       26
Other causes 18 (13.6%) 5 (26.3%) 16 (20.3%) 4 (24.8%) 5 (7.1) 14 (17.1%) 14 (27.4%) 13 (24.1%) 89
TOTAL n (% of sample)) 132 (23.5%) 19 (3.4%) 79 (14.1%) 16 (2.9%) 70 (12.5%) 81 (14.4%) 51 (9,1%) 54 (9.6%)