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Table 1 Distribution of oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) measures [OHIP-14 estimates and corresponding 95% confidence limits (CL)] by demographic characteristics among the Carolina Oral Health Literacy study participants (N = 1,278)

From: The relationship of oral health literacy with oral health-related quality of life in a multi-racial sample of low-income female caregivers

    Subjective oral health impacts estimates (OHIP14)
  N (%) Prevalence
(95% CL)
Severity
(95% CL)
Extent
(95% CL)
Race      
White 503 39 36.6 (32.4, 40.8) 10.6 (9.6, 11.6) 1.39 (1.15, 1.62)
African American 522 41 34.7 (30.6, 38.8) 10.4 (9.4, 11.3) 1.24 (1.04, 1.45)
American Indian 253 20 39.1 (33.1, 45.2) 11.2 (9.8, 12.6) 1.53 (1.19, 1.87)
Education      
Less than high school 305 24 49.5 (43.9, 55.2) 13.6 (12.1, 15.0) 2.10 (1.74, 2.45)
High school diploma/GED 479 37 35.1 (30.8, 39.4) 10.3 (9.3, 11.3) 1.23 (1.01, 1.45)
Some technical or college 429 34 31.5 (27.1, 35.9) 9.4 (8.5, 10.4) 1.10 (0.88, 1.31)
College or higher 65 5 15.4 (6.4, 24.4) 7.1 (4.9, 9.2) 0.45 (0.15, 0.74)
Dental attendance      
< 12 months 726 57 34.7 (31.2, 38.2) 10.4 (9.6, 11.2) 1.30 (1.12, 1.48)
12-23 months 217 17 31.3 (25.1, 37.6) 9.5 (8.0, 11.0) 1.24 (0.91, 1.57)
2-5 years 177 14 45.8 (38.4, 53.2) 11.2 (9.5, 12.9) 1.52 (1.16, 1.88)
> 5 years 151 12 39.9 (32.2, 47.6) 12.6 (10.7, 14.4) 1.58 (1.11, 2.04)
Age (years; quintiles)   Mean(SD)    
Entire sample 1,278 26.6(6.9)    
Q1 range: 18.0, 20.9 256 19.6(0.8) 28.9 (23.3-34.5) 8.3 (7.1-9.6) 1.04 (0.77, 1.32)
Q2 range: 20.9, 23.4 256 22.1(0.7) 40.6 (34.6-46.7) 11.2 (9.8-12.5) 1.47 (1.16, 1.79)
Q3 range: 23.4, 26.5 255 24.8(0.9) 34.5 (28.6-40.4) 10.4 (9.1-11.7) 1.22 (0.92, 1.53)
Q4 range: 26.5, 30.9 256 28.6(1.3) 37.1 (31.2-43.1) 10.8 (9.5-12.1) 1.35 (1.04, 1.66)
Q5 range: 30.9, 65.6 255 37.7(6.1) 40.4 (34.3-46.5) 12.5 (10.8-14.1) 1.69 (1.32, 2.06)