International Journal of Dentistry / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Endodontic Procedural Errors: Frequency, Type of Error, and the Most Frequently Treated Tooth

Table 1

Distribution of age, gender, and tooth group with endodontic treatment and type of procedural error.

Type of error value ()
NormalOverfillUnderfillInstrument separationApical transportation

GenderMaleCount (%)434 (64.4%)165 (24.5%)69 (10.2%)4 (0.6%)2 (0.3%)0.19 (6.12)α
FemaleCount726 (68.6%)230 (21.7%)86 (8.1%)12 (1.1%)5 (0.5%)

Age group<10Count19 (67.9%)3 (10.7%)5 (17.9%)0 (0%)1 (3.6%)0.000139 (57.5)
10–20Count126 (58.1%)79 (36.4%)10 (4.6%)1 (0.5%)1 (0.5%)
20–30Count353 (69.9%)108 (21.4%)33 (6.5%)8 (1.6%)3 (0.6%)
30–40Count318 (68.2%)94 (20.2%)50 (10.7%)3 (0.6%)1 (0.2%)
40–50Count204 (67.5%)64 (21.2%)32 (10.6%)2 (0.7%)0 (0.0%)
50–60Count89 (62.7%)33 (23.2%)19 (13.4%)1 (0.7%)0 (0.0%)
>60Count54 (71.1%)14 (18.4%)6 (7.9%)1 (1.3%)1 (1.3%)

Tooth groupIncisorsCount256 (78.0%)57 (17.4%)15 (4.6%)0 (0.0%)0 (0.0%)0.000 (125.88)
CaninesCount123 (86.6%)11 (7.7%)7 (4.9%)1 (0.7%)0 (0.0%)
PremolarsCount375 (74.6%)81 (16.1%)44 (8.7%)1 (0.2%)2 (0.4%)
MolarsCount419 (54.1%)248 (32.0%)89 (11.5%)14 (1.8%)5 (0.6%)

Significance calculated at 95% Confidence Interval (CI).