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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study participants according to gender

From: Evaluation of oral care protocols practice by dentists in Rio de Janeiro towards HIV/AIDS individuals

VariablesFemale
(n = 162)
Male
(n = 80)
P value
Mean age in years (± standard-deviation)37.9 (10.7)42.9 (12.1)0.001
Degree in another biomedical profession (%yes)6.85> 0.05
Years of graduation from university (±standard-deviation)14.5 (11.3)18.4 (11.1)0.012
Participants’ specialty
• CBMF0.6100.024*
• Restorative dentistry1.92.5
• DTM0.60
• Endodontics11.77.5
• Estomatology1.21.3
• Dental service management01.3
• Implant dentistry4.93.8
• Geriatric dentistry0.60
• Work dentistry01.3
• Hospital dentistry0.61.3
• Legal dentistry0.61.3
• Pediatrics dentistry14.23.8
• Orthodontics10.55
• Oral pathology01.3
• Periodontics9.38.8
• PNE0.60
• Dental prosthesis3.711.3
• Oral radiology0.61.3
• Family health3.11.3
• Public health0.61.3
• Semiology0.60
• More than one specialty1621.3
• No specialty17.915
Work location (public or private service)
• Only one67.161.3> 0.05
• More than one31.137.5
• Do not work in clinical settings1.91.3
  1. *Chi-square test; T test for independent samples; work in education, for example; CBMF oral and maxillofacial surgery, DTM temporomandibular joint dysfunction, NS non-significant, PNE special needs patients