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Table 3 Comparison of GOHAI and MGDSI scores between groups of the study after rehabilitation

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

Variable parameter after 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 47.1 ± 10.0 51.7 ± 7.1 0.095 42.3 ± 12.2 48.9 ± 7.9 47.8 ± 4.2 54.4 ± 4.7 0.037
 Functional field 14.3 ± 3.7 17.4 ± 2.2 0.002** 12.5 ± 4.6 14.9 ± 2.6 14.6 ± 2.2 16.9 ± 2.4 0.051
 Psychosocial field 20.1 ± 4.8 20.9 ± 3.8 0.547 18.1 ± 5.9 20.6 ± 3.9 20.6 ± 2.1 23.4 ± 2.1 0.074
 Pain or discomfort field 12.7 ± 2.3 14.4 ± 3.1 0.021 11.7 ± 2.7 13.2 ± 2.0 12.6 ± 1.1 14.1 ± 0.9 0.068
Patient’s RD-related satisfaction assessment (MGDSI questionnaire)
 Ease of cleaning 88.4 ± 18.3 86.1 ± 23.2 0.687 86.6 ± 23.9 92.1 ± 6.1 78.2 ± 26.1 93.1 ± 8.8 0.445
 General satisfaction 72.9 ± 32.1 86.6 ± 22.5 0.126 59.7 ± 41.7 82.4 ± 14.5 64.6 ± 31.2 93.4 ± 9.9 0.060
 Ability to speak 81.1 ± 24.7 89.3 ± 14.5 0.219 72.7 ± 29.3 88.2 ± 12.7 76.8 ± 30.7 91.1 ± 21.7 0.228
 Comfort 64.6 ± 34.1 82.8 ± 25.6 0.059 46.7 ± 37.6 72.7 ± 28.5 63.6 ± 24.4 93.7 ± 9.5 0.010** (F = 3)
 Esthetic 83.7 ± 27.7 92.1 ± 15.5 0.263 69.1 ± 39.9 92.6 ± 4.7 92.6 ± 8.1 95.1 ± 7.1 0.042
 Stability 68.4 ± 33.1 67.2 ± 34.3 0.900 52.2 ± 38.1 75.5 ± 28.0 74.0 ± 21.5 90.6 ± 16.7 0.040
 Chewing ability 61.4 ± 29.0 79.9 ± 21.6 0.024* 55.7 ± 32.3 60.3 ± 31.0 61.2 ± 19.1 77.6 ± 19.4 0.427
 Chewing efficiency 65.3 ± 28.2 72.1 ± 28.1 0.409 57.8 ± 29.5 65.2 ± 30.8 62.0 ± 22.2 86.1 ± 13.7 0.167
 Oral condition 75.7 ± 26.4 81.3 ± 22.2 0.456 65.9 ± 33.6 82.9 ± 17.2 67.2 ± 24.2 91.4 ± 9.5 0.090
  1. α = 0.01
  2. ** p < 0.01
  3. NA not applicable, RD removable dentures