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Table 4 Students level of comfort in managing the different types of Orofacial pain

From: Self-perceived competence of dental students regarding the management of orofacial pain: a cross-sectional study

Orofacial Pain Type Variables Uncomfortable
N (%)
Neither
N (%)
Comfortable
N (%)
P-value
TMD pain Third-year
Fourth-year
23 (15)
10 (8)
42 (28)
29 (23)
87 (57)
89 (69)
0.064
Public sector
Private sector
13 (11)
20 (12)
40 (35)
31 (19)
62 (54)
114 (69)
0.009
Primary headache Third-year
Fourth-year
21 (14)
8 (6)
45 (30)
40 (31)
86 (56)
80 (63)
0.116
Public sector
Private sector
11 (10)
18 (11)
37 (32)
48 (29)
67 (58)
99 (60)
0.833
Neuropathic pain Third-year
Fourth-year
26 (17)
15 (12)
65 (43)
60 (47)
61 (40)
53 (41)
0.434
Public sector
Private sector
14 (12)
27 (16)
54 (47)
71 (43)
47 (41)
67 (41)
0.592
Intraoral pain Third-year
Fourth-year
19 (13)
6 (5)
38 (25)
22 (17)
95 (62)
100 (78)
0.010
Public sector
Private sector
8 (7)
17 (10)
25 (22)
35 (21)
82 (71)
113 (69)
0.626
Psychogenic pain Third-year
Fourth-year
30 (20)
19 (15)
72 (47)
61 (47)
50 (33)
48 (38)
0.503
Public sector
Private sector
21 (18)
28 (17)
58 (50)
75 (45)
36 (32)
62 (38)
0.554