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Table 1 Distribution of Respondents' self-rated knowledge of management of CSN according to age and years post graduation

From: Knowledge and behavior of Nigerian dentists concerning the treatment of children with special needs

  Knowledge of management
Age (years) Don't know (%) Adequate (%) Fairly adequate (%) Inadequate(%) Total (%)
<30 0 16 (15.7) 73 (71.6) 13 (12.7) 102
30–39 1 (0.8) 21 (16.9) 79 (63.7) 23 (18.5) 124
>40 0 17 (31.5 29 (53.7) 8 (14.8) 54
Chi sq 9.47 p = 0.14
Years post graduation
<5 0 27 (18.7) 94 (65.3) 23 (16.0) 144
6–10 1 (1.3) 10 (13.2) 54 (71.0) 11 (14.5) 76
11–15 0 2 (9.1) 17 (77.3) 3 (13.6) 22
16–20 0 7 (35.0) 7 (35.0) 6 (30.0) 20
>20 0 8 (44.5) 9 (50.0) 1 (5.5) 18
Chisq = 22.1 p = 0.03*
Total 1 (0.4) 54 (19.3%) 181 (64.6) 44 (15.7) 280 (100.0)
  1. *Significant