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Table 4 Frequency (%) of answers to the 12 items of the GOHAI-SPM

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

ItemAlways-FrequentlySometimes- SeldomNever
How often did you limit the kinds or amounts of food you eat because of problems with your teeth or dentures?30.826.642.6
How often did you have trouble biting or chewing any kinds of food such as firm meat or apples?42.518.139.4
How often were you able to swallow comfortably?19.130.950.0
How often have your teeth or dentures prevented you from speaking the way you wanted?13.89.676.6
How often were you able to eat anything without feeling discomfort?35.129.835.1
How often did you limit contact with people because of the condition of your teeth or dentures?10.614.974.5
How often were you pleased or happy with the appearance of your teeth and gums or dentures?38.331.929.8
How often did you use medication to relieve pain or discomfort around your mouth?10.636.253.2
How often were you worried or concerned about problems with your teeth, gums or dentures?44.728.726.6
How often did you feel nervous or self-conscious because of problems with your teeth, gums or dentures?10.635.154.3
How often did you feel uncomfortable eating in front of people because of problems with your teeth or dentures?14.917.068.1
How often were your teeth or gums sensitive to hot, cold or sweets?13.859.626.6