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Table 5 Perceived need for more knowledge required regarding the type of orofacial pain

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

Orofacial Pain Type Variable Disagree
N (%)
Neutral
N (%)
Agree
N (%)
p-value
TMD pain Third-year
Fourth-year
2 (1)
2 (2)
4 (3)
7 (5)
146 (96)
119 (93)
0.467
Public sector
Private sector
2 (2)
2 (1)
5 (4)
6 (4)
108 (94)
157 (95)
0.891
Primary headache Third-year
Fourth-year
3 (2)
6 (5)
9 (6)
4 (3)
140 (92)
118 (92)
0.251
Public sector
Private sector
1 (1)
8 (5)
5 (4)
8 (5)
109 (95)
149 (90)
0.172
Neuropathic pain Third-year
Fourth-year
0 (0)
1 (1)
6 (4)
4 (3)
146 (96)
123 (96)
0.517
Public sector
Private sector
0 (0)
1 (1)
4 (4)
6 (4)
111 (96)
158 (95)
0.703
Intraoral pain Third-year
Fourth-year
4 (3)
5 (4)
9 (6)
8 (6)
139 (91)
115 (90)
0.826
Public sector
Private sector
4 (4)
5 (3)
7 (6)
10 (6)
104 (90)
150 (91)
0.978
Psychogenic pain Third-year
Fourth-year
2 (1)
1 (1)
3 (2)
4 (3)
147 (97)
123 (96)
0.757
Public sector
Private sector
0 (0)
3 (2)
4 (3)
3 (2)
111 (97)
159 (96)
0.242