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Table 4 The number of remaining teeth and the proportion of low quality of lifea with or without metabolic syndrome

From: Number of remaining teeth and health-related quality of life: the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2010–2012

Metabolic syndrome Number of teeth EQ-5D components
Mobility Self-care Usual activities Pain/discomfort Anxiety/depression
Yes 22.8 ± 0.1 22.4 (0.7) 6.4 (0.4) 13.8 (0.6) 27.9 (0.9) 13.0 (0.6)
No 25.7 ± 0.1 8.0 (0.3) 2.0 (0.2) 4.8 (0.3) 17.3 (0.5) 9.2 (0.3)
p < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
  1. Data presented as mean ± SE or percentage (SE)
  2. The p-values were obtained by t-test or chi-square test
  3. adefined as G2 + G3 (Grade 1: no problems; Grade 2: some problems; Grade 3: severe problem)
  4. EQ-5D; The EuroQoL five-dimension questionnaire