Assessment of the quality of life through the SF-36 questionnaire in young patients with periodontal diseases and deforming dorsopathies
M T Sloboda
This study assessed the impact of periodontal health status and deforming dorsopathies (separately and together) on quality of life. 321 subjects (53,5%) completed the SF-36 questionnaire. The sample included 104 patients with periodontal diseases and deforming dorsopaties, II group - 94 patients with deforming dorsopathies without periodontal diseases, III group - 123 patients with periodontal diseases without deforming dorsopathies. Deforming dorsopathies create general unfavorable background in physical possibilities and social contacts and reduced life activity mainly emotional and mental status, are more pronounced when combined with periodontal diseases. Patients with deforming dorsopathies felt serious discomfort in everyday activity: diseases had negative affect to the quality of life of patients both in terms of physical and psychological functioning.The study concluded that despite of the young age, all the patients had low average values on all scales, indicating a negative influence both deforming dorsopaties and periodontal disease (separately and together) on quality of life.
How to cite this article:
M T Sloboda. Assessment of the quality of life through the SF-36 questionnaire in young patients with periodontal diseases and deforming dorsopathies. Pharma Innovation 2017;6(2):183-185.