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Table 5

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

 Variable N (%) MIPCP DPC NSPT OHM for PSD IM & IV
Occupation group age (y)
 Dental hygienist
  ≤25 95 (36.7) 77 (81.1) 40 (42.1) 43 (45.3) 42 (44.2) 24 (25.3)
  26~35 135 (52.1) 106 (78.5) 62 (45.9) 56 (41.5) 60 (44.4) 45 (33.3)
  ≥36 29 (11.2) 24 (82.8) 13 (44.8) 8 (27.6) 12 (41.4) 2 (6.9)
  Total 259 (100) 207 (79.9) 115 (44.4) 107 (41.3) 114 (44.0) 71 (27.4)
 Dentist
  ≤35 45 (44.1) 27 (60.0) 6 (13.3) 20 (44.4) 16 (35.6) 21 (46.7)
  36~45 28 (27.5) 24 (85.7) 4 (14.3) 8 (28.6) 5 (17.9) 7 (25.0)
  ≥46 29 (28.4) 20 (69.0) 4 (13.8) 7 (24.1) 9 (31.0) 17 (58.6)
  Total 102 (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.

Multiple responses.

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