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Table 6 Association between characteristics of the participants and practice score

From: Assessment of knowledge and practice of dentists towards Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): a cross-sectional survey from Lebanon

  Practice P value
Gender a   0.885
 Male 8.32 ± 2.0  
 Female 8.29 ± 2.0  
Marital statusa   0.712
 Married 8.34 ± 2.0  
 Others 8.26 ± 2.0  
Designationa    < 0.0001*
 General practitioner 8.7 ± 1.7  
 Specialist 8.0 ± 2.1  
Completing a COVID-19 training    < 0.0001*
 No 8.25 ± 2.0  
 Yes 9.56 ± 0.62  
Afraid to treat a suspected or confirmed patient infected with COVID-19a    < 0.0001*
 No 9.01 ± 1.35  
 Yes 8.16 ± 2.1  
Knowledge scoreb 0.3  < 0.0001*
Ageb 0.8 0.12
Clinical experienceb 0.02 0.63
  1. *P value < 0.05 is considered significant
  2. aStudent t test
  3. bPearson correlation