Assessing the responsiveness of measures of oral health-related quality of life.

@article{Locker2004AssessingTR,
  title={Assessing the responsiveness of measures of oral health-related quality of life.},
  author={David D Locker and Aleksandra Jokovic and Martha Clarke},
  journal={Community dentistry and oral epidemiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={10-8}
}
OBJECTIVES This paper illustrates ways of assessing the responsiveness of measures of oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) by examining the sensitivity of the oral health impact profile (OHIP)-14 to change when used to evaluate a dental care program for the elderly. METHODS One hundred and sixteen elderly patients attending four municipally funded dental clinics completed a copy of the OHIP-14 prior to treatment and 1 month after the completion of treatment. The post-treatment… CONTINUE READING

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