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Table 1 The CARIES-QC-U classification system

From: Adolescent valuation of CARIES-QC-U: a child-centred preference-based measure of dental caries

Dimensions Level Variables Health state descriptors
Hurt 1 Hurt1 My teeth do not hurt me at all
  2 Hurt2 My teeth hurt me a bit
  3 Hurt3 My teeth hurt me a lot
Annoy 1 Annoy1 My teeth do not annoy me at all
  2 Annoy2 My teeth annoy me a bit
  3 Annoy3 My teeth annoy me a lot
Kept awake 1 Awake1 My teeth do not keep me awake at all
  2 Awake2 My teeth keep me awake a bit
  3 Awake3 My teeth keep me awake a lot
Hard to eat 1 Eat1 My teeth do not make it hard to eat some foods
  2 Eat2 My teeth make it a bit hard to eat some foods
  3 Eat3 My teeth make it really hard to eat some foods
Cried 1 Cry1 My teeth do not make me cry at all
  2 Cry2 My teeth make me cry a bit
  3 Cry3 My teeth make me cry a lot
Duration* in life years Soft launch variable Main survey variable  
  LY1 (1 year) LY6m (6 months)  
  LY4 (4 years) LY12m (1 year)  
  LY7 (7 years) LY18m (1 year 6 months)  
  LY10 (10 years) LY24m (2 years)  
  1. Reproduced from Rogers et al., 2020
  2. *Attribute included in the DCETTO survey only