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Table 1 Frequency distribution (n (%)) of the responses for COHIP items (n = 236)

From: Validation of the child oral health impact profile (COHIP) french questionnaire among 12 years-old children in New Caledonia

In the past three months, have you… Almost all the time Fairly often Sometimes Almost never Never
Domain 1: Oral health      
 Q1: Had pain in your teeth/toothache 4 (1.7 %) 10 (4.2 %) 78 (33.1 %) 36 (15.3 %) 108 (45.8 %)
 Q2: Been breathing through your mouth or snoring 12 (5.1 %) 22 (9.3 %) 59 (25.0 %) 32 (13.6 %) 111 (47.0 %)
 Q3: Had discoloured teeth or spots on your teeth 11 (4.7 %) 14 (5.9 %) 50 (21.2 %) 34 (14.4 %) 127 (53.8 %)
 Q4: Had crooked teeth or spaces between your teeth 19 (8.1 %) 24 (10.2 %) 50 (21.2 %) 34 (14.4 %) 109 (46.2 %)
 Q5: Had sores/sore spots in or around your mouth 3 (1.3 %) 15 (6.4 %) 38 (16.1 %) 25 (10.6 %) 155 (65.7 %)
 Q6: Had bad breath 13 (5.5 %) 18 (7.6 %) 85 (36.0 %) 61 (25.8 %) 59 (25.0 %)
 Q7: Had bleeding gums 12 (5.1 %) 26 (11.0 %) 63 (26.7 %) 27 (11.4 %) 108 (45.8 %)
 Q8: Had food sticking in or between your teeth 27 (11.4 %) 46 (19.5 %) 99 (41.9 %) 38 (16.1 %) 26 (11.0 %)
 Q9: Had pain or sensitivity in teeth with hot/cold things 23 (9.7 %) 31 (13.1 %) 63 (26.7 %) 28 (11.9 %) 91 (38.6 %)
 Q10: Had dry mouth or lips 22 (9.3 %) 48 (20.3 %) 99 (41.9 %) 30 (12.7 %) 37 (15.7 %)
Domain 2: Functional Well-Being      
 Q11: Had trouble biting/chewing apple, carrot/firm meat 7 (3.0 %) 12 (5.1 %) 43 (18.2 %) 33 (14.0 %) 141 (59.7 %)
 Q15: Had difficulty eating foods you would like to eat 4 (1.7 %) 5 (2.1 %) 39 (16.5 %) 22 (9.3 %) 166 (70.3 %)
 Q21: Had trouble sleeping 5 (2.1 %) 10 (4.2 %) 33 (14.0 %) 22 (9.3 %) 166 (70.3 %)
 Q26: Had difficulty saying certain words 2 (0.8 %) 1 (0.4 %) 18 (7.6 %) 29 (12.3 %) 186 (78.8 %)
 Q30: People had difficulty understanding what you were saying 4 (1.7 %) 7 (3.0 %) 25 (10.6 %) 20 (8.5 %) 180 (76.3 %)
 Q32: Had difficulty keeping your teeth clean 17 (7.2 %) 27 (11.4 %) 78 (33.1 %) 36 (15.3 %) 78 (33.1 %)
Domain 3: Socio-emotional Well-Being      
 Q12: Been unhappy or sad 6 (2.5 %) 13 (5.5 %) 43 (18.2 %) 23 (9.7 %) 151 (64.0 %)
 Q16: Felt worried or anxious 6 (2.5 %) 7 (3.0 %) 47 (19.9 %) 31 (13.1 %) 145 (61.4 %)
 Q20: Avoided smiling or laughing with other children 10 (4.2 %) 93 (3.8 %) 39 (16.5 %) 31 (13.1 %) 147 (62.3 %)
 Q27: Felt that you look different 7 (3.0 %) 4 (1.7 %) 25 (10.6 %) 29 (12.3 %) 171 (72.5 %)
 Q33: Been worried about what other people think 5 (2.1 %) 12 (5.1 %) 35 (14.8 %) 28 (11.9 %) 156 (66.1 %)
 Q18: Felt shy or withdrawn 4 (1.7 %) 11 (4.7 %) 42 (17.8 %) 28 (11.9 %) 151 (64.0 %)
 Q25: Been teased, bullied or called names by other children 4 (1.7 %) 8 (3.4 %) 18 (7.6 %) 22 (9.3 %) 184 (78.0 %)
 Q23: Got angry 8 (3.4 %) 14 (5.9 %) 28 (11.9 %) 25 (10.6 %) 161 (68.2 %)
Domain 4: School/Environment      
 Q13: Missed school 0 (0 %) 3 (1.3 %) 24 (10.2 %) 22 (9.3 %) 187 (79.2 %)
 Q19: Had difficulty paying attention in school 1 (0.4 %) 10 (4.2 %) 21 (8.9 %) 22 (9.3 %) 182 (77.1 %)
 Q24: Did not want to speak/read out loud in class 5 (2.1 %) 5 (2.1 %) 20 (8.5 %) 14 (5.9 %) 192 (81.4 %)
 Q36: Did not want to go to school 9 (3.8 %) 6 (2.5 %) 21 (8.9 %) 17 (7.2 %) 183 (77.5 %)
Domain 5: Self-image      
 Q14: Been reassured or put in trust through 97 (41.1 %) 23 (9.7 %) 63 (26.7 %) 36 (15.3 %) 17 (7.2 %)
 Q31: Felt that you were good looking 7 (3.0 %) 14 (5.9 %) 46 (19.5 %) 25 (10.6 %) 144 (61.0 %)
 Q39: Felt having healthy teeth 35 (14.8 %) 40 (16.9 %) 51 (21.6 %) 87 (36.9 %) 23 (9.7 %)
 Q43: Felt good about himself 25 (10.6 %) 26 (11.0 %) 22 (9.3 %) 65 (27.5 %) 98 (41.5 %)
 Q40: When I am older, I believe that I’ll have good teeth 37 (15.7 %) 46 (19.5 %) 55 (23.3 %) 72 (30.5 %) 26 (11.0 %)
 Q41: When I am older, I believe that I will be healthy 20 (8.5 %) 46 (19.5 %) 51 (21.6 %) 82 (34.7 %) 37 (15.7 %)