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Table 6 Main oral conditions causing impacts on each of the eight performances

From: Psychometric properties of the Child-OIDP and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in secondary schools in Suva, Fiji

  Study Smiling Emotion Relaxing Tooth Cleaning Speech Eating Social Contact
n (%)
Toothache 13 (72) 9 (45) 23 (61) 8 (24) 8 (37) 47 (56) 3 (22)
Dental caries 2 (11) 5 (16) 5 (25) 7 (18) 4 (13) 3 (10) 11 (13)
Dental sensitivity 3 (17) 6 (30) 4 (10.5) 10 (30) 19 (23)
Shape and number of teeth 7 (23) 2 (14)
Swollen gums 4 (10.5) 11 (33) 7 (8)
Modified colour of teeth 9 (29) 5 (17)
Position of teeth 6 (19) 7 (23)
Bleeding gums 4 (13)
Fractured teeth 4 (13)
Bad breath 9 (64)