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Table 1 Characteristics of the study sample

From: Translation and validation of the Arabic version of the 5-item Oral Health Impact Profile: OHIP5-Ar

  N %
Gender
 Male 86 26.9
 Female 234 73.1
Marital status
 Single 85 26.6
 Married 235 73.4
Age group (years)
  < 20 41 12.8
 20–39 128 40.0
 30–39 70 21.9
 40–49 32 10.0
 50–59 31 9.7
  ≥ 60 18 5.6
Education
 Illiterate 49 15.3
 Primary 58 18.1
 Preparatory 60 18.8
 Secondary 75 23.4
 University 72 22.5
 Above 6 1.9
Number of remaining teeth
  ≥ 20 teeth 266 83.1
  < 20 teeth 54 16.9
Location of missing teeth
 Anterior 82 25.6
posterior 238 74.4
Periodontal status
 Healthy 86 26.9
 Unhealthy 234 73.1
Perceived general health
 Excellent 55 17.2
 Very good 92 28.8
 Good 122 38.1
 Fair 42 13.1
 Poor 9 2.8
Perceived oral health
 Excellent 17 5.3
 Very good 43 13.4
 Good 111 34.7
 Fair 92 28.8
 Poor 57 17.8