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Table 3 Number of subjects reporting negative social Impact by OHIP-14 sc.

From: Generic and oral quality of life is affected by oral mucosal diseases

  Oral Mucosal Disease Healthy Subjects  
Social Impact Item number (%) number (%) p
Functional limitation items 120/538(22.3) 3/85 (3.53) < 0.001
Trouble pronouncing 46/538 (8.55) 2/85 (2.35) 0.047
Taste worsened 95/538 (17.66) 1/85 (1.18) < 0.001
Physical pain items 257/538(47.77) 7/85(8.24) < 0.001
Painful aching 214/538(39.78) 3/85(3.53) < 0.001
Uncomfortable to eat 199/538(36.99) 4/85(4.71) < 0.001
Psychological discomfort items 90/538(16.73) 4/85 (4.71) 0.004
Self-conscious 47/538(8.74) 3/85 (3.53) 0.101
Tense 64/538(11.90) 2/85(2.35) 0.008
Physical disability items 60/538(11.15) 0/85(0.00) 0.001
Diet unsatisfactory 44/538 (8.18) 0/85(0.00) 0.006
Interrupt meals 27/538 (5.02) 0/85(0.00) 0.039a
Psychological disability items 62/538(11.52) 3/85(3.53) 0.025
Difficult to relax 56/538 (10.41) 2/85 (2.35) 0.018
Embarrassed 16/538 (2.97) 1/85(1.18) 0.492a
Social disability items 44/538(8.18) 1/85(1.18) 0.021
Irritable 37/538(6.88) 1/85(1.18) 0.047a
Difficulty doing jobs 14/538(2.60) 0/85 (0.00) 0.236a
Handicap items 37/538(6.88) 1/85(1.18) 0.041
Life less satisfying 36/538(6.69) 0/85(0.00) 0.010a
Unable to function 11/538 (2.04) 1/85(1.18) 1.000a
  1. a. Fisher's exact test: All other p-values refer to Chi-square test.