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Table 4

Reason for Not Receiving Treatment for a Perceived Oral Disease

 Classification N (%)
It was hard to make time because of being busy with heavy workload 37 (22.8)
Because of the economic burden of the medical expenses 28 (17.3)
I repeatedly forget it or put it off as I don’t think the disease is serious 56 (34.6)
I feel uncomfortable about being absent from the office or leaving work early to receive treatment 16 (9.9)
I have fear for dental treatment though I have time and can afford to receive it 17 (10.5)
It’s inconvenient to receive treatment because of the long distance between my workplace and the hospital or poor transportation 7 (4.3)
Others 1 (0.6)
Total 162 (100)
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