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Table 5 Behavior control methods used according to age group, years post graduation and self-rating of undergraduate training

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

Behaviour control method
  No response (%) Non-pharm(%) Sedation(%) Gen Anae(%) Total
Age group (years)
<30 6 (5.9) 79 (77.5) 16 (15.7) 1 (0.9) 102
30–39 14 (11.3) 83 (66.9) 25 (20.2) 2 (1.6) 124
>40 3 (5.6) 31 (57.4) 17 (31.5) 3 (5.5) 54
Chi sq = 12.7 p = 0.04*
Years post graduation
<5 11 (7.6) 103 (71.5) 28 (19.4) 2 (1.4) 144
6–10 8 (10.5) 54 (71.1) 13 (17.1) 1 (1.3) 76
11–15 0 15 (68.2) 7 (31.8) 0 22
16–20 4 (20.0) 10 (50.0) 6 (30.0) 0 20
>20 0 11 (61.1) 4 (22.2) 3 (16.7) 18
Chi sq = 30.6 p = 0.00*
Rating of undergraduate training
Don't know 6 (8.1) 52 (70.3) 14 (18.8) 2 (2.7) 74
Adequate 0 26 (78.8) 7 (21.2) 0 33
Fairly adequate 7 (5.1) 99 (71.7) 28 (20.3) 4 (2.9) 138
Inadequate 10 (28.6) 16 (45.7) 9 (25.7) 0 35
Chi sq = 27.8 p = 0.00*
Total 23 (8.2) 193 (69.0) 58 (20.7) 6 (2.1) 280
  1. *Significant