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Table 2 Comparison of GOHAI and MGDSI scores between groups of the study before rehabilitation

From: Influence of the renewal of removable dentures on oral health related quality of life

Variable parameters before rehabilitation RD experience Types of prosthetic rehabilitation (renewal RD group only)
Renewal RD group
n = 43
Control group n = 16 Student t test Bi-maxillary complete RD
n = 17
Uni-maxillary complete RD
n = 14
Uni-maxillary partial RD
n = 5
Bi-maxillary partial RD
n = 7
ANOVA procedure
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD p value Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD p value
Oral health related quality of life assessment (GOHAI questionnaire)
 GOHAI-Add 40.6 ± 10.3 45 ± 12.1 0.17 36.5 ± 10.0 44.9 ± 10.9 39.2 ± 5.9 43.1 ± 10.2 0.13
 Functional field 13.2 ± 4.4 13.8 ± 5.2 0.63 10.8 ± 4.8 15.2 ± 3.6 13.4 ± 2.2 14.6 ± 4.2 0.03
 Psychosocial field 15.7 ± 5.1 18.6 ± 5.1 0.05 13.9 ± 5.3 17.3 ± 5.1 15.4 ± 3.4 16.7 ± 5.5 0.31
 Pain or discomfort field 11.7 ± 2.5 12.6 ± 4.3 0.31 11.7 ± 2.1 11.9 ± 3.0 10.4 ± 2.5 11.9 ± 2.6 0.81
Patient’s RD-related satisfaction assessment (MGDSI questionnaire)
 Ease of cleaning 80.0 ± 26.9   NA 70.6 ± 36.2 89.0 ± 13.1 84.0 ± 27.6 94.3 ± 6.4 0.13
 General satisfaction 59.7 ± 35.1   NA 51.3 ± 39.7 68.7 ± 31.8 54.8 ± 28.2 65.4 ± 29.9 0.55
 Ability to speak 67.4 ± 35.6   NA 58.9 ± 40.8 75.8 ± 33.0 60.2 ± 24.9 76.1 ± 33.5 0.51
 Comfort 64.8 ± 35.5   NA 48.6 ± 42.2 76.0 ± 29.8 55.8 ± 20.6 88.3 ± 11.6 0.03
 Aesthetic 65.6 ± 34.2   NA 53.2 ± 40.9 76.3 ± 26.7 70.0 ± 28.9 71.1 ± 29.7 0.28
 Stability 59.7 ± 36.0   NA 53.2 ± 41.2 64.7 ± 35.5 62.0 ± 29.5 63.9 ± 32.0 0.82
 Chewing ability 51.6 ± 29.2   NA 46.7 ± 29.7 52.6 ± 32.2 50.6 ± 27.9 62.1 ± 25.7 0.72
 Chewing efficiency 49.9 ± 31.0   NA 41.4 ± 29.8 57.3 ± 35.0 45.0 ± 23.3 59.5 ± 29.6 0.42
 Oral condition 53.4 ± 33.5   NA 51.9 ± 37.6 50.3 ± 32.7 46.2 ± 24.3 68.1 ± 32.4 0.64
  1. α = 0.01
  2. NA not applicable, RD removable dentures