International Journal of Dentistry / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

A Comparison of Impact of Chronic Periodontal Diseases and Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy on Oral Health-Related Quality of Life

Table 2

Distribution of responses to OHIP-14 item scores for all participants.

OHIP-14 item questionsBefore, (%)After, (%)
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Trouble pronouncing words37 (75.5)5 (10.2)5 (10.2)2 (4.1)0.039 (79.6)6 (12.2)4 (8.2)0.00.0
Taste has worsened42 (85.7)5 (10.2)2 (4.1)0.00.046 (93.9)2 (4.1)1 (2.0)0.00.0
Pain in mouth18 (36.7)7 (14.3)20 (40.8)4 (8.2)0.032 (65.3)12 (24.5)5 (10.2)0.00.0
Uncomfortable eating food39 (79.6)3 (6.1)5 (10.2)2 (4.1)0.042 (85.7)4 (8.2)3 (6.1)0.00.0
Self-consciousness17 (34.7)11 (22.4)11 (22.4)9 (18.4)1 (2.0)28 (57.1)12 (24.5)5 (10.2)3 (6.1)1 (2.0)
Tense feeling14 (28.6)10 (20.4)14 (28.6)7 (14.3)4 (8.2)20 (40.8)14 (28.6)10 (20.4)4 (8.2)1 (2.0)
Unsatisfactory diet47 (95.9)1 (2.0)0.01 (2.0)0.048 (98.0)0.01 (2.0)0.00.0
Interruption of meals46 (93.9)2 (4.1)0.01 (2.0)0.046 (93.9)1 (2.0)2 (4.1)0.00.0
Difficulty relaxing32 (65.3)9 (18.4)4 (8.2)3 (6.1)1 (2.0)39 (79.6)7 (14.3)2 (4.1)1 (2.0)0.0
Feeling embarrassed22 (44.9)11 (22.4)9 (18.4)5 (10.2)2 (4.1)27 (55.1)12 (24.5)6 (12.2)4 (8.2)0.0
Irritable with others33 (67.3)6 (12.2)3 (6.1)4 (8.2)3 (6.1)38 (77.6)2 (4.1)5 (10.2)4 (8.2)0.0
Difficulty doing usual jobs47 (95.9)2 (4.1)0.00.00.049 (100.0)0.00.00.00.0
Less satisfaction47 (95.9)1 (2.0)1 (2.0)0.00.047 (95.9)1 (2.0)1 (2.0)0.00.0
Totally unable to function49 (100.0)0.00.00.00.049 (100.0)0.00.00.00.0

0: never; 1: hardly ever; 2: occasionally; 3: fairly often; 4: very often.