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Table 3 Difference in GOHAI score by sex, age, and disaster-related experiences

From: Oral health-related quality of life and related factors among residents in a disaster area of the Great East Japan Earthquake and giant tsunami

  No. subject Mean ± SD p-value
Sex    
 Men 764 52.5 ± 8.2 0.04
 Women 1,223 51.7 ± 8.3  
Age (in years)
  < 50 years 403 53.1 ± 7.5 < 0.01
 50–69 years 942 51.0 ± 8.8  
  ≥ 70 years 642 52.8 ± 7.9  
Evacuation from home
 No 687 52.6 ± 7.9 0.02
 Yes 1,300 51.7 ± 8.8  
Interruption of dental treatment
 Not receiving 1,619 52.7 ± 7.8 < 0.01
 Not interrupted 37 48.7 ± 8.8  
 Interrupted 317 49.0 ± 9.6  
Lost or fractured dentures   
 Do not wear dentures 815 52.5 ± 8.2 < 0.01
 No damage 985 52.2 ± 8.2  
 Yes 172 48.8 ± 8.9  
Self-rated systemic health   
 Good 198 56.2 ± 5.8 < 0.01
 Fair 1,463 52.3 ± 7.9  
 Poor/very poor 322 48.0 ± 9.9  
SPD   
 No (K6 score < 13) 1,311 53.5 ± 7.2 < 0.01
 Yes (K6 score ≥ 13) 640 49.1 ± 9.6  
Economic status    
 Fair 973 52.7 ± 5.8 < 0.01
 Severe 1,014 51.4 ± 7.9