Table 2

Characteristics of participants
Gender Age Ethnic group* Cardiovascular diseases Arthritis/ rheuma Diabetes Cancer COPD** Psychological dysfunction Parkinson Paralytic Other (e.g auditive or visual impairment) Impaired fine motor skills Impaired gross motor skills ZZP (frailty index) Home/Institute Dental status
1 f 69 C x x 1 H RPD
2 m 69 C x 1 H N
3 f 76 M x x 1 H N
4 f 80 C x 1 H CUD
5 f 75 C x 1 H RPD
6 m 84 C x 1 H C+R
7 f 80 C x x 1 H N
8 m 72 C x x x 1 H RPD
9 f 86 C x x 1 I N
10 m 72 C x 1 H RPD
11 m 69 C x 1 H N
12 m 88 C x x 2 H N
13 f 78 C x 2 H CUD
14 f 85 C x x 2 H C+R
15 m 79 C x x x 2 H C+R
16 m 67 C x 2 I C+R
17 f 84 C x x 2 I N
18 f 79 C x x 2 I CUD
19 f 94 C x x 2 I CUD
20 f 84 C x x x x 2 I C+R
21 f 72 C x x x 3 H RPD
22 f 83 C x x 3 I CUD
23 m 78 C x x x x x 3 H RPD
24 f 69 C x x x 3 H N
25 m 80 C x x x 4 H RPD
26 f 90 C x x 4 I RPD
27 f 97 C x x x 4 I N
28 f 93 C x x x x x 4 I RPD
29 f 93 C x x x 5 I N
30 f 84 C x x x 5 I RPD
31 f 79 M x x 5 I N
32 f 85 C x x x 6 I CUD
33 f 70 C x x x 6 I N
34 f 83 C x x 6 I N
35 f 82 C x x 6 I RPD
36 f 88 C x x x 6 I N
37 f 77 C x x x 6 I N
38 m 65 C x x x x x x 6 I CUD

*C= Caucausian, M = Mongoloid; **Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases.

Dental status: RPD= removable partial denture(s), CUD = complete upper denture, C+R = complete upper denture and removable partial denture(s), N = natural teeth only.

Niesten et al.

Niesten et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:839   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-839

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