Calidad de vida relacionada con la salud oral en una población venezolana en el Perú

Translated title of the contribution: Quality of life related to oral health in a venezuelan population in Peru

M. R. Valenzuela Ramos, R. D. Scipión Castro, J. P. Portocarrero Mondragón

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AIM. Theobjective of thepresentinvestigationisfocusedonevaluatingthequality of liferelated to oral health in a Venezuelanpopulation in Peru. MATERIAL AND METHODS. Thisis a cross-sectionalanalyticalstudycarriedoutbetweenthemonths of Sep-tember and November of 2019 to thepopulation of Venezuelannationality. A total of 880 Venezuelannatio-nalsparticipatedwhovoluntarilyparticipated in thestudy, of which 45.9% (379) werefemale and 54.1% (501) male. A clinicalexaminationwasperformed to determine theclinical variables: the CPOD index, the oral hy-gieneindex and the gingival index. To assessthequality of liferelated to oral health, checkthe OHIP-14 Oral HealthImpactProfile, whichconsists of 49 questionsgroupedinto 7 dimensionsthat are functionallimitation, physicalpain, psychologicaldistress, physicaldisability, psychologicaldisability, physical and disadvanta-geddisabilityForitself a score of 1 isgiven and not 0. Thus, a higher score gets the quality of life is worse. RESULTS. The relationship of quality of life with health verifies that a total of 27% (116,869) were positive responses and 72% (31,434) negative responses. CONCLUSIONS. Regarding the quality of life related to oral health, it was obtained that the population studied has a good quality of life, represented by more than half of the respondents.

Translated title of the contributionQuality of life related to oral health in a venezuelan population in Peru
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)186-190
Number of pages5
JournalAvances en Odontoestomatologia
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Sep 2020
Externally publishedYes

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