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Table 2 Proportion of children’s responses to the items of the Lebanese version of CPQ11–14

From: Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the child perceptions questionnaire (CPQ11–14) among children in Lebanon

In the past 3 months Never N (%) Once or twice N (%) Sometimes N (%) Often N (%) Everyday or almost every day N (%)
Dimension 1: Oral symptoms
 CPQ1 Pain in your teeth or mouth 353 (50.9%) 159 (22.9%) 138 (19.9%) 30 (4.3%) 13 (1.9%)
 CPQ2. Bleeding gums 400 (57.7%) 128 (18.5%) 103 (14.9%) 30 (4.3%) 32 (4.6%)
 CPQ3. Sore spots 374 (54.0%) 182 (26.3%) 103 (14.9%) 29 (4.2%) 5 (.7%)
 CPQ4. Bad breath 436 (62.9%) 111 (16.0%) 95 (13.7%) 34 (4.9%) 17 (2.5%)
 CPQ5. Food stuck in or between your teeth 251 (36.2%) 184 (26.6%) 166 (24.0%) 45 (6.5%) 47 (6.8%)
 CPQ6. Food stuck in the top of your mouth 549 (79.2%) 88 (12.7%) 32 (4.6%) 16 (2.3%) 8 (1.2%)
Dimension 2: Functional limitations
 CPQ7. Breathed through your mouth 256 (36.9%) 145 (20.9%) 160 (23.1%) 59 (8.5%) 73 (10.5%)
 CPQ8. Took longer than others to eat a meal 535 (77.2%) 89 (12.8%) 38 (5.5%) 14 (2.0%) 17 (2.5%)
 CPQ9. Had Have trouble sleeping 552 (79.7%) 82 (11.8%) 41 (5.9%) 14 (2.0%) 4 (.6%)
 CPQ10. Difficult to bite or chew food like apples, corn on the cob or steak 472 (68.1%) 94 (13.6%) 79 (11.4%) 36 (5.2%) 12 (1.7%)
 CPQ11. Difficult to open your mouth wide 576 (83.1%) 59 (8.5%) 34 (4.9%) 12 (1.7%) 12 (1.7%)
 CPQ12. Difficult to say any words 595 (85.9%) 44 (6.3%) 27 (3.9%) 17 (2.5%) 10 (1.4%)
 CPQ13. Difficult to eat foods you would like to eat 535 (77.2%) 74 (10.7%) 49 (7.1%) 28 (4.0%) 7 (1.0%)
 CPQ14. Difficult to drink with a straw 630 (90.9%) 29 (4.2%) 19 (2.7%) 10 (1.4%) 5 (.7%)
 CPQ15. Difficult to drink or eat hot or cold foods 390 (56.3%) 143 (20.6%) 90 (13.0%) 42 (6.1%) 28 (4.0%)
Dimension 3: Emotional well-being
 CPQ16. Felt irritable or frustrated 563 (81.2%) 70 (10.1%) 29 (4.2%) 19 (2.7%) 12 (1.7%)
 CPQ17. Felt unsure of yourself 570 (82.3%) 56 (8.1%) 36 (5.2%) 18 (2.6%) 13 (1.9%)
 CPQ18. Felt shy or embarrassed 507 (73.2%) 96 (13.9%) 49 (7.1%) 22 (3.2%) 19 (2.7%)
 CPQ19. Concerned about what other people think about your teeth or mouth 490 (70.7%) 104 (15.0%) 59 (8.5%) 25 (3.6%) 15 (2.2%)
 CPQ20. Worried that you are not as good-looking as others 521 (75.2%) 83 (12.0%) 57 (8.2%) 17 (2.5%) 15 (2.2%)
 CPQ21. Felt upset 457 (65.9%) 120 (17.3%) 73 (10.5%) 27 (3.9%) 16 (2.3%)
 CPQ22. Felt nervous or afraid 568 (82.0%) 69 (10.0%) 33 (4.8%) 16 (2.3%) 7 (1.0%)
 CPQ23. Worried that you are not as healthy as others 564 (81.4%) 70 (10.1%) 37 (5.3%) 11 (1.6%) 11 (1.6%)
 CPQ24. Worried that you are different from others 548 (79.0%) 83 (12.0%) 37 (5.3%) 10 (1.4%) 15 (2.2%)
Dimension 4: Social well-being
 CPQ25. Missed school because of your teeth or mouth 586 (84.6%) 75 (10.8%) 23 (3.3%) 9 (1.3%) 0 (0.0%)
 CPQ26. Had problems paying attention in school 549 (79.2%) 86 (12.4%) 40 (5.8%) 14 (2.0%) 4 (.6%)
 CPQ27. Had difficulty doing your homework 589 (85.0%) 58 (8.4%) 28 (4.0%) 14 (2.0%) 4 (.6%)
 CPQ28. Did not want to speak or read out loud in class 566 (81.7%) 80 (11.5%) 33 (4.8%) 11 (1.6%) 3 (.4%)
 CPQ29. Stayed away from sports and club activities 641 (92.5%) 34 (4.9%) 10 (1.4%) 5 (.7%) 3 (.4%)
 CPQ30. Did not want to talk to other children 620 (89.5%) 50 (7.2%) 16 (2.3%) 6 (.9%) 1 (.1%)
 CPQ31. Avoid smiling or laughing with other children 524 (75.6%) 95 (13.7%) 46 (6.6%) 18 (2.6%) 10 (1.4%)
 CPQ33. Did not want to spend time with other children 642 (92.6%) 22 (3.2%) 18 (2.6%) 8 (1.2%) 3 (.4%)
 CPQ34. Argued with other children or your family 613 (88.5%) 46 (6.6%) 17 (2.5%) 12 (1.7%) 5 (.7%)
 CPQ35. Other children teased you or called you names 605 (87.3%) 47 (6.8%) 24 (3.5%) 12 (1.7%) 5 (.7%)
 CPQ36. Other children made you feel left out 640 (92.3%) 34 (4.9%) 12 (1.7%) 5 (.7%) 2 (.3%)
 CPQ37. Other children asked you questions about your teeth or mouth 551(79.5%) 87(12.6%) 34(4.9%) 15(2.2%) 6(.9%)