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Table 2 Oral Health-Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL) by cohort attributes

From: Oral Health-Related Quality of Life among a large national cohort of 87,134 Thai adults

Cohort attributes Oral Health-Related Quality of Life outcomes (%)*
  Speaking Swallowing Chewing Social Pain
  2.3 0.6 15.8 12.5 10.6
Socio-demographic characteristics     
   Males 2.5 0.8 16.3 12.1 10.1
   Females 2.1 0.5 15.3 12.8 11.0
Age groups (years)      
   15-29 1.8 0.5 12.2 12.6 11.4
30-49 2.7 0.7 19.3 12.4 9.6
50+ 5.9 1.6 30.7 10.1 10.3
Income (Baht/month)      
   < 3000 2.4 0.6 13.4 13.6 12.0
   3001-7000 2.1 0.7 15.1 13.5 11.8
   7001-10000 2.1 0.6 15.2 12.7 10.8
   > 10000 2.7 0.6 17.7 11.1 9.0
Education      
   Up to high school education 2.2 0.6 16.1 12.7 10.7
   Diploma/certificate 2.3 0.7 16.2 12.9 11.2
   University degree 2.5 0.5 14.8 11.5 9.5
Household assets (Baht)      
   0-30,000 2.1 0.6 15.6 13.5 11.8
   30,001-60,000 2.4 0.6 16.2 12.5 10.6
   > 60,000 2.4 0.6 15.6 11.0 8.8
Lifecourse urbanization      
   Lifetime rural residents 2.1 0.6 15.2 12.3 10.9
   Rural-urban residents 2.3 0.6 16.2 12.3 10.8
   Lifetime urban residents 3.2 0.7 18.3 15.5 11.0
Health behaviours      
Smoking      
   Not a regular smoker 2.1 0.5 14.3 12.0 10.3
   Ever smoker 3.0 0.9 19.2 13.2 10.9
   A regular smoker 3.0 0.9 20.3 15.0 12.4
Drinking      
   Not a regular alcohol drinker 2.3 0.6 15.4 12.4 10.5
   A regular alcohol drinker 3.4 0.8 22.2 15.1 12.7
Number of teeth      
   Remaining teeth ≥ 20 2.0 0.5 15.0 12.1 10.5
   Remaining teeth < 20 12.6 3.4 40.2 25.8 15.5
  1. *All figures displayed are proportions representing the percent of a given group with the OHRQoL outcomes.