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Table 3 Sociodemographic, oral health and medical characteristics of the participants

From: Validation of a modified version of the Spanish Geriatric Oral Health Assessment Index (GOHAI-SP) for adults and elder people

  Mean (SD) or % (n)
Age (years) 66.0 (4.8)
Women 41.5 (39)
Married 79.3 (73)
Smokers 15.2 (14)
Educational level
University 21.7 (20)
Secondary education 37.0 (34)
Primary education 41.3 (38)
Diagnosed with diabetes 45.7 (42)
Diagnosed with hypertension 43.9 (43)
ADD-GOHAI (score) 43.8 (9.9)
SC-GOHAI (score) 5.1 (3)
Self-perceived oral health
Excellent-very good 7.4 (7)
Good 42.6 (40)
Enough-Poor 50.0 (47)
Frequency of tooth brushing
Once a day 34.0 (32)
Twice or more times a day 66.0 (62)
Frequency of visits to the dentist
Irregular 34.0 (32)
Once or twice a year 65.9 (62)
Present teeth (n) 18 (9.2)
Missing teeth (n) 10 (9.2)
Wearing a complete or partial removable denture 39.4 (43)
Diagnosed with periodontal disease 59.6 (56)
Probing depth (mm) 2.36
Attachment level loss (mm) 2.49
  1. SD standard deviation, ADD-GOHAI additive score of GOHAI, SC-GOHAI simple count score of GOHAI, GOHAI General Oral Health Assessment Index