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Table 4

Reason for Not Receiving Treatment for a Perceived Oral Disease

 ClassificationN (%)
It was hard to make time because of being busy with heavy workload37 (22.8)
Because of the economic burden of the medical expenses28 (17.3)
I repeatedly forget it or put it off as I don’t think the disease is serious56 (34.6)
I feel uncomfortable about being absent from the office or leaving work early to receive treatment16 (9.9)
I have fear for dental treatment though I have time and can afford to receive it17 (10.5)
It’s inconvenient to receive treatment because of the long distance between my workplace and the hospital or poor transportation7 (4.3)
Others1 (0.6)
Total162 (100)
J Dent Hyg Sci 2018;18:389-97 https://doi.org/10.17135/jdhs.2018.18.6.389
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