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Table 4 Cost of dental caries treatment procedures per patient

From: Access to Oral health care: a focus on dental caries treatment provision in Enugu Nigeria

VariablesPublic facilities Mean (SD)Private facilities Mean (SD)Levene’s test for equality of variancest-test for equality of means (sig-2 tailed)Total Mean (SD)
Registration1357.1 (801.8)1580.7 (648.5)0.1220.0901550.0 (667.0)
Consultation571.4 (534.5)1113.6 (644.9)0.7700.0071039.2 (653.8)
Drug11.4 (75.4)571.4 (534.5)0.0000.01288.23 (277.6)
X-ray976.7 (552.5)1142.8 (556.3)0.0000.3111000.0 (247.4)
Composite filling6045.5 (1033)9714.3 (955.9)0.7250.0006549.0 (1616.3)
GIC filling5090.9 (1654)16,714.3 (1592.9)0.5800.0006686.3 (7007.1)
Amalgam filling4193.2 (947.6)5333.3 (877.4)0.0000.0004265.9 (966.0)
Extraction4340.9 (491.5)7857.1 (367.6)0.6570.0004823.5 (1599.4)
Root canal19,545.5 (3015)31,214.3 (596.1)0.4320.00021,147.1 (6221.2)
Porcelain Crown34,932 (2002.4)40,500.0 (2161.4)0.1540.51335,600.0 (12,182.3)
Acrylic crown11,714.3 (5964)13,238.6 (4796.4)0.3500.07713,029.4 (4116.3)
Bridge (Fixed)11,486.1 (8392)29,166.7 (14,288.7)0.0580.94475,307.7 (74,713.2)
Partial denture5261.4 (7171)10,714.3 (11,455.9)0.0250.1286009.8 (7972.8)
Scaling and polishing1666.7 (1813)6714.3 (3309.5)0.8280.0233526.3 (3802.3)