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Table 3 Frequency of oral conditions perceived to have caused overall oral impact (n = 133)

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

Oral Conditions Oral conditions perceived to have caused overall impact, n (%)
Toothache 75 (56.4)
Sensitive tooth 67 (50.4)
Tooth decay/ Hole in the tooth 44 (33.1)
Loose primary tooth 44 (33.1)
Spacing between teeth 23 (17.3)
Fractured tooth 70 (52.6)
Colour of teeth 64 (48.1)
Shape or size of teeth 32 (24.1)
Position of teeth 31 (23.3)
Bleeding gum 88 (66.2)
Swollen gum 29 (21.8)
Plaque and/or calculus 69 (51.9)
Ulcer 40 (30.1)
Bad breath 58 (43.6)
Cleft lip/ cleft palate 6 (4.5)
Erupting permanent tooth 69 (51.9)
Missing permanent tooth 10 (7.5)
  1. * Subjects can answer more than one oral condition perceived to have caused overall oral impact