Table 3: Answers given by the elderly according to each GOHAI question.

GOHAI QUESTIONNAIRE
In the past three mouths Always Sometimes Never
1- How often did you limit types or amounts of food you eat because of problems with your teeth or denture? 4 6 5
2- How often did you have trouble biting or chewing any kinds of food, such as firm meats or apples? 6 3 6
3- How often were you able to swallow comfortably? 9 1 5
4- How often have your teeth or dentures prevented you from speaking the way you wanted? 4 4 7
5- How often were you able to eat anything without feeling discomfort? 3 6 6
6- How often did you limit contacts with people because of the condition of your teeth or denture? 1 5 9
7- How often were you pleased or happy with the looks of your teeth, gums or denture? 6 5 4
8- How often did you use medication to relieve mouth pain or discomfort? 0 5 10
9- How often were you worried or concerned about teeth, gums or denture problems? 2 5 8
10- How often did you feel nervous or self-conscious because of problems with your teeth, gums or denture? 1 4 10
11- How often did you feel uncomfortable eating in front of people because teeth or denture problems? 1 4 10
12- How often were your teeth or gums sensitive to hot, cold or sweets? 3 3 9

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