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Table 2 Frequency and Percentage of answers for each item in BSSQ (brace).es

From: Spanish validation of Bad Sobernheim Stress Questionnaire (BSSQ (brace).es) for adolescents with braces

Items Answers to the Items Frequency Percentage
Item 1 Strongly agree 9 25,7
  Agree 20 57,1
I feel uncomfortable by the appearance of my body in the brace Disagree 5 14,3
  Strongly disagree 1 2,9
Item 2 Strongly agree 7 20,0
  Agree 13 37,1
It is hard for me to be open with my brace. Disagree 7 20,0
  Strongly disagree 8 22,9
Item 3 Strongly agree 9 25,7
  Agree 11 31,4
  Disagree 10 28,6
I feel uncomfortable in situations where other people can see my brace. Strongly disagree 5 14,3
Item 4 Strongly disagree 6 17,1
  Disagree 9 25,7
I don't feel embarrassed when people see my brace Agree 14 40,0
  Strongly agree 6 17,1
Item 5 Strongly agree 9 25,7
  Agree 12 34,3
I avoid body contact so that no-one knows that I wear a brace. Disagree 13 37,1
  Strongly disagree 1 2,9
Item 6 Strongly agree 15 42,9
  Agree 12 34,3
When deciding what kind of clothes to wear or how to wear my hair, I try to make sure my brace is hidden Disagree 5 14,3
  Strongly disagree 3 8,6
Item 7 Disagree 3 8,6
  Agree 11 31,4
I don't feel embarrassed to show my brace to people close to me (parents, friends and school- friends) Strongly agree 21 60,0
Item 8 Strongly agree 4 11,4
  Agree 8 22,9
Because of my brace I avoid activities/hobbies, which otherwise I love to do. Disagree 12 34,3
  Strongly disagree 11 31,4