Application of short-form oral health impact profile on elderly Japanese.

@article{Ikebe2004ApplicationOS,
  title={Application of short-form oral health impact profile on elderly Japanese.},
  author={Kazunori Ikebe and Catherine Ann Watkins and Ronald L Ettinger and Hidenori Sajima and Takashi Nokubi},
  journal={Gerodontology},
  year={2004},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={167-76}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to use the oral health impact profile (OHIP-14) to evaluate the impact of oral disease on the quality of life of a group of independently-living elderly persons in an urban area of Japan. SUBJECTS A total of 1244 participants of the Senior Citizen's College, who attended the lectures once a week. They were community-dwelling, independently-living people over 60 years of age. MEASUREMENTS Japanese version of the short-form OHIP-14. RESULTS Internal… CONTINUE READING