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Title: Validation of two complementary or al-health relate d quality of life indicators (OIDP and OSS 0-10 ) in two qualitatively distinct samples of the Spanish population
Authors: Montero Martín, Javier
Bravo Pérez, Manuel
Albaladejo Martínez, Alberto
Issue Date: 2008
Abstract: Background Oral health-related quality of life can be assessed positively, by measuring satisfaction with mouth, or negatively, by measuring oral impact on the performance of daily activities. The study objective was to validate two complementary indicators, i.e., the OIDP (Oral Impacts on Daily Performances) and Oral Satisfaction 0–10 Scale (OSS), in two qualitatively different socio-demographic samples of the Spanish adult population, and to analyse the factors affecting both perspectives of well-being. Methods A cross-sectional study was performed, recruiting a Validation Sample from randomly selected Health Centres in Granada (Spain), representing the general population (n = 253), and a Working Sample (n = 561) randomly selected from active Regional Government staff, i.e., representing the more privileged end of the socio-demographic spectrum of this reference population. All participants were examined according to WHO methodology and completed an in-person interview on their oral impacts and oral satisfaction using the OIDP and OSS 0–10 respectively. The reliability and validity of the two indicators were assessed. An alternative method of describing the causes of oral impacts is presented. Results The reliability coefficient (Cronbach's alpha) of the OIDP was above the recommended 0.7 threshold in both Validation and Occupational samples (0.79 and 0.71 respectively). Test-retest analysis confirmed the external reliability of the OSS (Intraclass Correlation Coefficient, 0.89; p < 0.001) Some subjective factors (perceived need for dental treatment, complaints about mouth and intermediate impacts) were strongly associated with both indicators, supporting their construct and criterion validity. The main cause of oral impact was dental pain. Several socio-demographic, behavioural and clinical variables were identified as modulating factors. Conclusion OIDP and OSS are valid and reliable subjective measures of oral impacts and oral satisfaction, respectively, in an adult Spanish population. Exploring simultaneously these issues may provide useful insights into how satisfaction and impact on well-being are constructed.
Sponsorship: Data collection was funded by the corresponding author's fellowship from the Culture and Education Ministry of Spain.
Publisher: Biomed Central
Keywords: Daily performance
Norwegian adults
Impacts
Validity
Satisfaction
Prevalence
Teeth
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10481/32829
ISSN: 1477-7525
Citation: Montero, J.; Bravo, M.; Albaladejo, A. Validation of two complementary or al-health relate d quality of life indicators (OIDP and OSS 0-10 ) in two qualitatively distinct samples of the Spanish population. Health and Quality of Life, 6: 101 (2008). [http://hdl.handle.net/10481/32829]
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