Epidemiology Research International / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Musculoskeletal Disorders among Dental Practitioners: Does It Affect Practice?

Table 1

Sociodemographics of the subjects studied in relation to the prevalence of MSD.

Sociodemographic variablesPractitioners (%)Prevalence of *MSD (%)95% CI value
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Age group (years)0.33
 ≤45 years907664–84
 >45 years1010059–100
 General practitioners568571–93
Nature of practice0.33
 Full time748168–89
 Part time266845–84
Number of patients seen per day0.76
Duration of practice in years0.32
 ≤10 years757561–84
 >10 years258965–98

*12 month prevalence of MSD.