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Table 5 Evaluation of TMD severity by Helkimo index

From: Personality traits and anxiety in patients with temporomandibular disorders

INDEX Men Woman Total
Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
Anamnestic index    
 Ai 0 (free of symptoms) 77 (50%) 77 (50%) 154 (61.24%)
 Ai I (mild symptoms) 24 (51.07%) 23 (48.93%) 47 (18.21%)
 Ai II (severe symptoms) 29 (50.88%) 28 (49.12%) 57 (22.09%)
Dysfunction component    
 Di 0 (no dysfunction) 65 (50.39%) 64 (49.61%) 129 (50%)
 Di I (mild dysfunction) 32 (46.52%) 29 (47.54%) 61 (23.64%)
 Di II (moderate dysfunction) 27 (50.97%) 26 (49.05%) 53 (20.54%)
 Di III (severe dysfunction) 6 (40%) 9 (60%) 15 (5.81%)