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Table 1

Knowledge and Practice of Infection Control by General Characteristics

Characteristic Number of participants Knowledge p-value Practices p-value
Age (y) 0.935 0.029
<27 77 (51.7) 8.19±0.98 4.16±0.55
≥27 72 (48.3) 8.21±1.04 4.36±0.59
Educational background 0.821 0.616
College 41 (27.5) 8.17±1.09 4.30±0.66
>University 108 (72.5) 8.27±0.98 4.24±0.54
Workplace 0.285 0.061
Dental clinic 117 (78.5) 8.25±1.02 4.21±0.59
Dental hospital 32 (21.5) 8.03±0.96 4.43±0.49
Total work experience (y) 0.490 0.292
≤2 50 (33.6) 8.18±1.10 4.25±0.57
3∼5 57 (38.2) 8.32±0.86 4.18±0.58
≥6 42 (28.2) 8.07±1.01 4.37±0.57

Values are presented as number (%) or mean±standard deviation.

By t-test, one-way ANOVA.

J Dent Hyg Sci 2021;21:233-42 https://doi.org/10.17135/jdhs.2021.21.4.233
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