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Table 2

Experience of Stab Accident by Dental Instrument

Variable Division n %
Place of stab accident In practice class 13 11.2
Dental clinic 59 50.9
Dental university hospitals 31 26.7
Part time job dental clinic 13 11.2
Type of stab accident Dental injection 79 68.1
General injection 12 10.3
Periodontal curette 12 10.3
Scaler tip 7 6.0
Other 6 5.2
State of dental instrument Used instrument 81 70.4
Not used instrument 29 25.2
Not know 5 4.3
Disinfection treatment after stabbing accident Yes 84 73.0
No 31 27.0
Cause of stab accident Careless 98 86.6
Overwork 12 10.5
Other 4 3.5
Doctor treatment after stabbing accident Yes 6 5.2
No 109 94.8
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