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Table 4 Comparisons of fracture incidents among different instruments type (%)

From: Factors influencing incidents of complications while using nickel-titanium rotary instruments for root canal treatment

Respondents’ ClassificationWhich instruments fractured more? (%)Total
NiTi rotarySS hand filesNiTi hand filesSame fracture rate
General Dentists69 (57.5)33 (27.5)0 (0)18 (15)120 (100)
Endodontists76 (76.8)14 (14.1)3 (3)6 (6.1)99 (100)
Others5 (50)4 (40)0 (0)1 (10)10 (100)
Total150 (65.5)51 (22.3)3 (1.3)25 (10.9)229 (100)