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Table 2 Prevalence, score and intensity of oral impacts on daily performances among OA schoolchildren in Cameron Highlands (n = 227)

From: Oral health-related quality of life among 11–12 year old indigenous children in Malaysia

Performance
Oral impacts on daily performances Overall impact n (%) Eating n (%) Speaking n (%) Cleaning teeth n (%) Relaxing n (%) Emotion n (%) Smiling n (%) Doing Homework n (%) Socialising n (%)
Prevalence (%) 133 (58.6) 80 (35.2) 23 (10.1) 50 (22.0) 36 (15.9) 36 (15.9) 34 (15.0) 25 (11.0) 32 (14.1)
Impact score
 Rangea 0–100 0–9 0–9 0–9 0–9 0–9 0–9 0–9 0–9
 Mean (SD) 5.45 (8.5) 0.35 (0.5) 0.10 (0.3) 0.22 (0.4) 0.16 (0.4) 0.16 (0.4) 0.15 (0.4) 0.11 (0.3) 0.14 (0.4)
 Percentiles (0.0,2.8,6.9) (0.0,0.0,1.0) (0.0,0.0,0.0) (0.0,0.0,0.0) (0.0,0.0,0.0) (0.0,0.0,0.0) (0.0,0.0,0.0) (0.0,0.0,0.0) (0.0,0.0,0.0)
Impact intensity [n (%) of children with impacts]
 Very little 53(23.3) 20 (9.2) 8 (3.7) 7 (3.2) 5 (2.3) 15 (6.9) 5 (2.3) 7 (3.2) 13 (6.0)
 Little 71 (31.3) 31 (14.2) 8 (3.7) 19 (8.7) 16 (7.3) 13 (6.0) 10 (4.6) 9 (4.1) 8 (3.7)
 Moderate 54 (23.8) 24 (11.0) 5 (2.3) 15 (6.9) 10 (4.6) 5 (2.3) 9 (4.1) 4 (1.8) 8 (3.7)
 Severe 18 (7.9) 5 (2.3) 1 (0.5) 3 (1.4) 3 (1.4) 3 (1.4) 9 (4.1) 1 (0.5) 2 (0.9)
 Very Severe 14 (6.2) 0 (0) 1 (0.5) 6 (2.6) 2 (0.9) 0(0) 1 (0.5) 4 (1.8) 1 (0.5)
  1. a Maximum score for each performance = 9; Maximum score for the eight performances = 100