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Table 2 Attributes of the "effect" dimension of oral health related quality of life between sexes of study populations (n = 356).

From: Pilot survey of oral health-related quality of life: a cross-sectional study of adults in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

   Response (percent) to "effects" questions
   Men (n = 161) Women (n = 195)
Domain Attribute (effect on) Very bad/Bad None Very good/Good Very bad/Bad None Very good/Good
Physical Eating 8.1 18.6 73.3 11.7 18.3 70.1
  Appearance 3.7 21.1 75.2 3.6 25.4 71.1
  Speech 3.7 24.2 72.0 3.0 28.4 68.5
  General Health 3.7 24.2 72.0 4.6 20.3 75.1
  Breath 6.8 28.6 64.6 7.1 30.5 62.4
  Comfort/Relaxation 8.1 36.0 55.9 10.2 27.4 62.4
Psychological Sleep 5.6 49.1 45.3 6.6 26.4 67.0a
  Confidence 9.3 24.8 65.8 5.1 33.5 61.4
  Worry 6.2 42.9 50.9 3.6 41.1 55.3
  Mood 6.2 46.6 47.2 7.1 42.6 50.3
  Personality 5.0 32.3 62.7 6.1 32.5 61.4
Social Social life 5.0 24.8 70.2 4.6 33.0 62.4
  Romantic Relationship 5.0 35.4 59.6 4.1 33.0 64.9
  Smiling 6.2 24.8 68.9 6.6 22.3 71.1
  Work 5.6 46.0 48.4 4.6 48.2 47.2
  Finance 19.9 49.1 31.1 18.8 40.1 41.1
  1. aStatistically significantly different between men and women (P < 0.05)