AUTHOR STUDY DESIGNNAGEINTERVENTION FREQ (/12).OVERALL DESCRIPTION OF HEALTHTOOTHLOSS CHARACTERISTICSMEAN NO OF TEETHSOHSI VARIABLES
ABILITY TO SOCIALISE
Richards and Ameen64318 years +Ex
n (%)
V.good
n(%)
Good
n (%)
Fair
n (%)
Poor
n (%)
Edent
n (%)
1-21 teeth
n (%)
>21 teeth
n (%)
AE
n (%)
AS
n (%)
D
n (%)
W
n (%)
S
n (%)
Cross SectionalRegular attenders
Last attendance ≤ 24 months
33
(89.2)
128
(88.3)
187
(77.9)
80
(52.6)
15
(28.3)
2
(100)
62
(84.4)
321
(75.3)
25.3
(SD 5.45)
CI 24.8,25.9
333
(74)
399
(72)
211
(60.5)
446
(70.2)
327
(82.5)
Irregular attenders
Last attendance >24 months
2
(5.4)
5
(3.45)
11
(4.6)
14
(9.2)
13
(24.5)
0
(0)
0
(0)
23
(5.4)
27.69
(SD2.65)
CI 26.5,28.8
30
(6.67)
35
(6.32)
33
(9.46)
45
(7.09)
14
(3.54)
AE=ability to eat; AS=ability to speak; D=discontent; W=worried; S=Satisfied
SOSHI variables dependence on attendance modeDISEASE ACTIVITY n (%)SEVERITY OF PAIN EXPERIENCE n (%)SEVERITY OF OTHER SYMPTOMS EXPERIENCE
***DOSGWBHOCADNoMildModSevereLotLittleNone
AE0.00652.19Regular attendersn (%)n (%)n (%)
AS0.04162.54169
(57)
273
(64.4)
387
(74.7)
218
(90)
161219 (82)109 (66)43 (51.8)16 (33.3)30 (49.18)146 (65.18)159 (81.54)
D0.00037.3
W(0.53)64.73
S0.00051.25
D0.00043.8Irregular attenders34
(11.5)
37
(8.7)
31
(6)
7
(2.89)
16
(6.2)
6 (2.25)15(9.09)11(13.2)8(16.6)8 (13.11)24 (10.71)6 (3.08)
OS0.00027.43
GWB0.00060.5
DS0.00043.69D=discomfort;OS=other symptoms; GWB=general well being; HOC=healthy overall code; AD=active disease 2 and 3 overall code.
SP0.00038.9
SOS0.00011.25
ODH0.00068.38
*

significance of dependence on patterns of attendance

**

regular patients with satisfactory symptom (%overall)

SP=Severity of pain

SOS=Severity of other symptoms

ODH=Overall description of health

From: Appendix D, HTA Update Key Study Characteristics

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Dental Recall: Recall Interval Between Routine Dental Examinations.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 19.
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