Table 3

Social and emotional well-being of ABC study participants by dental disease experience and oral health impact factors

Anxiety

mean (95% CI)

Resilience

mean (95% CI)

Depression

mean (95% CI)

Suicide

mean (95% CI)

Mental health

mean (95% CI)


Total

2.07 (1.78-2.36)

21.64 (21.19-22.09)

4.06 (3.71-4.41)

0.52 (0.38-0.66)

6.65 (6.04-7.26)

Range

0-18

5-27

0-17

0-9

0-30

Dental disease experience

DT > 0

No

1.45 (1.06-1.84)*

21.36 (20.34-22.38)

3.68 (3.07-4.29)

0.41 (0.21-0.61)

5.54 (4.62-6.46)*

Yes

2.30 (1.93-2.67)

21.74 (21.25-22.23)

4.20 (3.79-4.61)

0.57 (0.41-0.73)

7.07 (6.33-7.81)

FT > 0

No

2.19 (1.86-2.52)

21.28 (20.75-21.81)*

3.93 (3.56-4.30)

0.50 (0.36-0.64)

6.63 (5.94-7.32)

Yes

1.58 (1.05-2.11)

23.00 (22.20-23.80)

4.58 (3.72-5.44)

0.61 (0.28-0.94)

6.77 (5.46-8.08)

DMFT > 0

No

1.32 (0.95-1.69)*

21.11 (19.95-22.27)

3.25 (2.68-3.82)*

0.36 (0.16-0.56)*

4.92 (4.04-5.80)*

Yes

2.29 (1.94-2.64)

21.79 (21.30-22.28)

4.30 (3.89-4.71)

0.57 (0.41-0.73)

7.16 (6.43-7.89)

Mean DT (Pearson's correlation coefficient)

0.14*

-0.02

0.05

0.15*

0.13*

Moderate or severe periodontal disease

No

2.09 (1.74-2.44)

21.78 (21.25-22.31)

4.07 (3.68-4.46)

0.58 (0.42-0.74)

6.74 (6.03-7.45)

Yes

2.01 (1.48-2.54)

21.25 (20.37-22.13)

4.03 (3.34-4.72)

0.37 (0.19-0.55)

6.42 (5.30-7.54)

Oral health impact

How have your teeth been since last wet?

All good, none hurting

1.62 (1.29-1.95)*

21.85 (21.24-22.46)

3.72 (3.27-4.17)*

0.43 (0.27-0.59)

5.76 (5.05-6.47)*

Some good, some hurting or none good, all hurting

2.64 (2.15-3.13)

21.36 (20.67-22.05)

4.50 (3.97-5.03)

0.65 (0.43-0.87)

7.79 (6.79-8.79)

Have you ever had a tooth removed because it hurt too much?

No

1.96 (1.65-2.27)

21.75 (21.24-22.26)

3.93 (3.56-4.30)

0.47 (0.33-0.61)

6.35 (5.70-7.00)*

Yes

2.52 (1.87-3.17)

21.18 (20.20-22.16)

4.61 (3.73-5.49)

0.73 (0.40-1.06)

7.87 (6.42-9.32)

Do you think your teeth look ok?

All good

1.52 (1.17-1.87)*

22.18 (21.45-22.91)

3.67 (3.06-4.28)

0.30 (0.16-0.44)*

5.48 (4.60-6.36)*

Some good or none good

2.38 (1.99-2.77)

21.34 (20.77-21.91)

4.28 (3.87-4.69)

0.65 (0.47-0.83)

7.31 (6.53-8.09)


*P < 0.05

Jamieson et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:656   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-656

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