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21 September 2022: Clinical Research

Dental Health and Quality of Life in 117 Patients from Kosovo, Aged 6–80 Years, Evaluated Using the Dental Impact on Daily Living (DIDL) Questionnaire and the Oral Health-Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL) Questionnaire

Fehim Haliti 1BCDE , Sinan Rusinovci 2AD* , Dion Haliti 3BCD , Dea Haliti 3BCDF , Jonila Rusinovci 4BF , Elena Hajdari 3BCDF , Tomislav Jukic 5CE , David Stubljar 6ACE

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.938072

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e938072

Table 1 Basic characteristics of enrolled participants.

Age [years]28.9±20.5
 Primary school18 (15.4%)
 Secondary school45 (38.5%)
 High school10 (8.5%)
 Student12 (10.3%)
 Nurse4 (3.4%)
 Bachelor degree11 (9.4%)
 Resident7 (6.0%)
 Specialist3 (2.6%)
 Doctor4 (3.4%)
 Professor3 (2.6%)
Education level
 Primary18 (15.4%)
 Secondary55 (47.0%)
 Facultative34 (29.1%)
 Doctoral10 (8.5%)
Income [EUR]421.45±503.11
Income level
84 (71.8%)
 500–1000 EUR18 (15.4%)
 >1000 EUR4 (3.4%)
Brushing teeth per day
 1-time27 (23.1%)
 2-times75 (64.1%)
 3-times15 (12.8%)
DIDL total score0.61±2.42
OH-QoL total score0.85±0.68
DIDL – Dental Impact on Daily Living; OHRQoL – Oral Health-Related Quality of Life.

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