Protocol - Oral Mucosal Lesions
These interviewer-administered questions address painful sores around or in the mouth and assess the existence of oral mucosal lesions.
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)
1b. Did you first have the sores or irritations more than 6 months ago?
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 "dont know" response is provided.
*There are multiple modes to administer this question (e.g., paper-and-pencil and computer-assisted interviews).
|Specialized requirements for biospecimen collection||No|
|Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individual||No|
Mode of Administration
Participants ≥18 years of age
The interviewer-administered questions come from a national survey and assess mucosal lesions of the oral cavity in the past six months.
|caDSR 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|
|Human Phenotype Ontology||White lesion of the oral mucosa||HP:0025125||HPO|
|Human Phenotype Ontology||Oral lichenoid lesion||HP:0031453||HPO|
Process and Review
Protocol Name from 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).
|Variable Name||Variable ID||Variable Description||dbGaP Mapping|
|PX081001010100||(During the past 6 months) Did you have more||N/A|
|PX081001010200||Did you first have the sores or irritations more||N/A|
Oral Mucosal Lesions
December 30, 2009
A measure to assess the existence or past existence of oral mucosal lesions.
To assess the existence or past existence of oral mucosal lesions.
Oral health, Mucosal lesions, National Health Interview Survey