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Table 6 Comparing overall scores of perceived knowledge, diagnosis and management related to OFP types

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

Variable Third Year
Mean ± S.D
Fourth Year
Mean ± S.D
P-value Public Sector
Mean ± S.D
Private Sector
Mean ± S.D
P-value
Knowledge 2.97 ± 0.69 3.19 ± 0.72 0.011 3.09 ± 0.72 3.05 ± 0.71 0.649
Diagnosis 3.36 ± 0.61 3.50 ± 0.55 0.053 3.40 ± 0.63 3.44 ± 0.56 0.663
Management 3.37 ± 0.64 3.54 ± 0.48 0.011 3.43 ± 0.55 3.46 ± 0.59 0.660