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Table 2 Characteristics of participants

From: The impact of having natural teeth on the QoL of frail dentulous older people. A qualitative study

  Gender Age Ethnic group* Cardiovascular diseases Arthritis/ rheuma Diabetes Cancer COPD** Psychological dysfunction Parkinson Paralytic Other (e.g auditive or visual impairment) Impaired fine motor skills Impaired gross motor skills ZZP (frailty index) Home/Institute Dental status
1 f 69 C   x          x 1 H RPD
2 m 69 C     x         1 H N
3 f 76 M x   x          1 H N
4 f 80 C            x 1 H CUD
5 f 75 C x            1 H RPD
6 m 84 C          x    1 H C+R
7 f 80 C x           x 1 H N
8 m 72 C x x x          1 H RPD
9 f 86 C   x x          1 I N
10 m 72 C       x       1 H RPD
11 m 69 C     x         1 H N
12 m 88 C   x          x 2 H N
13 f 78 C       x       2 H CUD
14 f 85 C x    x         2 H C+R
15 m 79 C x         x   x 2 H C+R
16 m 67 C       x       2 I C+R
17 f 84 C       x      x 2 I N
18 f 79 C       x      x 2 I CUD
19 f 94 C          x   x 2 I CUD
20 f 84 C x x        x   x 2 I C+R
21 f 72 C         x x   x 3 H RPD
22 f 83 C      x       x 3 I CUD
23 m 78 C   x       x x x x 3 H RPD
24 f 69 C   x        x   x 3 H N
25 m 80 C        x    x x 4 H RPD
26 f 90 C          x   x 4 I RPD
27 f 97 C   x       x    x 4 I N
28 f 93 C x     x     x x x 4 I RPD
29 f 93 C       x   x    x 5 I N
30 f 84 C x      x    x    5 I RPD
31 f 79 M       x      x 5 I N
32 f 85 C   x       x    x 6 I CUD
33 f 70 C        x    x x 6 I N
34 f 83 C       x      x 6 I N
35 f 82 C       x      x 6 I RPD
36 f 88 C       x   x    x 6 I N
37 f 77 C   x         x x 6 I N
38 m 65 C   x     x   x x x x 6 I CUD
  1. *C= Caucausian, M = Mongoloid; **Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases.
  2. Dental status: RPD= removable partial denture(s), CUD = complete upper denture, C+R = complete upper denture and removable partial denture(s), N = natural teeth only.