Table 2

Themes and sub-themes
Theme Sub-theme
1. Impact on daily life - Effect on normal daily activities
- Effect on family and social lives
- Effect on mood
2. Personal knowledge and lay understanding of OFP
3. Management of chronic OFP - Treatment obtained from physicians/ dentists/ traditional Chinese medical practitioner (TCM)
- Use of complementary therapies
- Use of self management techniques
- Social support

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Au et al. BMC Oral Health 2014 14:8   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-14-8

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