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Table 1 Frequency distribution of responses for the items of OHIP-14 scores. (n = 250)

From: Smoking, general and oral health related quality of life – a comparative study from Nepal

Items of OHIP-14 Never
0
Hardly ever
1
Occasionally
2
Fairly often
3
Very often
4
Difficulty in pronouncing word 115 (46%) 83 (33.2%) 18 (07.2%) 25 (10.0%) 09 (3.6%)
Taste has worsened 29 (11.6%) 152 (60.8%) 33 (13.2%) 20 (8.0%) 16 (6.4%)
Pain in mouth 22 (8.8%) 122 (48.8%) 21 (8.4%) 76 (30.4%) 09 (3.6%)
Uncomfortable eating food 31 (12.45) 79 (31.6%) 22 (8.8%) 24 (9.6%) 94 (37.6%)
Self – consciousness 28 (11.2%) 94 (37.6%) 30 (12.0%) 90 (36.0%) 08 (3.2%)
Tense feeling 36 (14.4%) 84 (33.6%) 21 (8.4%) 101 (40.4%) 08 (3.2%)
Unsatisfactory diet 13 (5.2%) 137 (54.8%) 22 (8.8%) 74 (29.6%) 04 (1.6%)
Interruption of meals 30 (12.0%) 139 (55.6%) 27 (10.8%) 49 (19.6%) 05 (2.0%)
Difficult to relax 16 (6.4%) 167 (66.8%) 20 (8.0%) 38 (15.2%) 09 (3.6%)
Feeling embarrassed 15 (6.0%) 131 (52.4%) 21 (8.4%) 72 (28.8%) 11 (4.4%)
Irritable with others 20 (8.0%) 170 (68.0%) 26 (10.4%) 23 (9.2%) 11 (4.4%)
Difficulty doing usual jobs 31 (12.4%) 154 (61.6%) 22 (8.8%) 11 (4.4%) 32 (12.8%)
Life less satisfying 26 (10.4%) 139 (55.6%) 22 (8.8%) 57 (22.8%) 06 (2.4%)
Totally unable to function 33 (13.2%) 172 (68.8%) 19 (7.6%) 15 (6.0%) 11 (4.4%)