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Protocol - Oral Mucosal Lesions

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Description:

These interviewer-administered questions address painful sores around or in the mouth and assess the existence of oral mucosal lesions.

Protocol:

1. (During the past 6 months) Did you have painful sores or irritations around the lips or on the tongue, cheeks, or gums more than once?

[ ] 1 Yes (Go to question 1b)

[ ] 2 No

1b. Did you first have the sores or irritations more than 6 months ago?

[ ] 1 Yes

[ ] 2 No

Protocol Name from Source:

The Expert Review Panel has not reviewed this measure yet.

Availability:

Publicly available

Personnel and Training Required

The interviewer must be trained to conduct personal interviews with individuals from the general population. The interviewer must be trained and found to be competent (i.e., tested by an expert) at the completion of personal interviews.* The interviewer should be trained to prompt respondents further if a "don't know" response is provided.

*There are multiple modes to administer this question (e.g., paper-and-pencil and computer-assisted interviews).

Equipment Needs

None

Requirements
Requirement CategoryRequired
Major equipment No
Specialized training No
Specialized requirements for biospecimen collection No
Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individual No
Mode of Administration

Interviewer-administered questionnaire

Life Stage:

Adult

Participants:

Participants ≥18 years of age

Specific Instructions:

None

Selection Rationale

The interviewer-administered questions come from a national survey and assess mucosal lesions of the oral cavity in the past six months.

Language

English, Spanish

Standards
StandardNameIDSource
Common Data Elements (CDE) Person Mucosa Lesion indicator 2966482 CDE Browser
Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) Oral mucosal lesions proto 62596-2 LOINC
Derived Variables

None

Process and Review

The Expert Review Panel has not reviewed this measure yet.

Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). (1989). National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). Orofacial Pain. Questions R2a (question 1) and R2b (question 1b).

General References

None

Protocol ID:

81001

Variables:
Export Variables
Variable NameVariable IDVariable DescriptionVersiondbGaP Mapping
PX081001_Mouth_Sore_Irritation_Multiple_Times PX081001010100 (During the past 6 months) Did you have painful sores or irritations around the lips or on the tongue, cheeks, or gums more than once? 4 N/A
PX081001_Mouth_Sore_Irritation_Six_Months PX081001010200 Did you first have the sores or irritations more than 6 months ago? 4 N/A
Research Domain Information
Measure Name:

Oral Mucosal Lesions

Release Date:

December 30, 2009

Definition

A measure to assess the existence or past existence of oral mucosal lesions.

Purpose

To assess the existence or past existence of oral mucosal lesions.

Keywords

Oral health, Mucosal lesions, National Health Interview Survey