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Table 4 Comparison by SF-36 sub-scale scores in oral mucosal disease and Healthy subjects.

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

Dimensions Oral Mucosal Disease Healthy Subjects p
Physical functioning 96.65 ± 5.88 92.06 ± 12.52 0.001
Role physical 79.41 ± 33.08 83.82 ± 32.89 0.254
Bodily pain 70.89 ± 23.21 79.77 ± 19.70 < 0.001
General health 58.75 ± 26.17 69.45 ± 19.96 < 0.001
Vitality 72.39 ± 16.56 75.65 ± 14.94 0.089
Social functioning 88.41 ± 16.60 89.02 ± 14.60 0.751
Role emotional 74.16 ± 36.04 81.18 ± 31.05 0.090
Mental health 72.29 ± 15.89 74.49 ± 13.65 0.227
Total 74.54 ± 12.77 77.97 ± 12.39 0.021