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Table 5

Expandable Professional Tasks after the Inclusion of Dental Hygienists in the Category of Medical Personnel

 VariableN (%)MIPCPDPCNSPTOHM for PSDIM & IV
Occupation group age (y)
 Dental hygienist
  ≤2595 (36.7)77 (81.1)40 (42.1)43 (45.3)42 (44.2)24 (25.3)
  26~35135 (52.1)106 (78.5)62 (45.9)56 (41.5)60 (44.4)45 (33.3)
  ≥3629 (11.2)24 (82.8)13 (44.8)8 (27.6)12 (41.4)2 (6.9)
  Total259 (100)207 (79.9)115 (44.4)107 (41.3)114 (44.0)71 (27.4)
 Dentist
  ≤3545 (44.1)27 (60.0)6 (13.3)20 (44.4)16 (35.6)21 (46.7)
  36~4528 (27.5)24 (85.7)4 (14.3)8 (28.6)5 (17.9)7 (25.0)
  ≥4629 (28.4)20 (69.0)4 (13.8)7 (24.1)9 (31.0)17 (58.6)
  Total102 (79.7)71 (69.6)14 (13.7)35 (34.3)30 (29.4)45 (44.1)

Values are presented as n (%).

MIPCP: management of independent periodontal care programs, DPC: diagnosis for periodontal care, NSPT: non-surgical periodontal treatment, OHM: oral health management, PSD: patients with systemic diseases, IM & IV: intramuscular and intravenous injection.

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J Dent Hyg Sci 2018;18:340-8 https://doi.org/10.17135/jdhs.2018.18.6.340
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