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Table 2 Distribution of answers on the professionals’ knowledge regarding oral manifestations in HIV/ AIDS individuals

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

Oral manifestations% answerP value
Women (n = 162)Men (n = 80)
YesNoDo not knowYesNoDo not know
Can HIV/AIDS individuals be diagnosed with oral lesions?82.715.41.97522.52.5> 0.05
Are those manifestations related to HIV/AIDS?
• Kaposi’s sarcoma89.56.24.3908.81.3> 0.05
• Oral candidiasis85.214.20.682.512.55> 0.05
• Hairy leukoplakia6320.416.76026.313.8> 0.05
• Periodontitis43.249.47.440555> 0.05
• Necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis7121.67.462.528.88.8> 0.05
• Herpes simplex48.845.16.248.847.53.8> 0.05
• Major aphthous41.447.511.128.86011.3> 0.05
• Gingivitis36.454.39.333.863.82.5> 0.05
• Cytomegalovirus44.425.330.251.331.317.5> 0.05
• Herpes Zoster46.34211.748.846.35> 0.05
• Salivary gland infection25.953.1212561.313.8> 0.05
• Lichen planus33.348.817.93058.811.3> 0.05
• Condiloma38.938.922.237.54517.5> 0.05
• Xerostomia29.656.813.621.3708.8> 0.05
  1. *Chi-square test; NS non-significant