Journal of Smoking Cessation / 2021 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Perception of Tobacco Counseling and Cessation among Dental Practitioners

Table 1

General characteristics of dentists of the study sample.

VariablesTotal no. of dentists () 100%

`34.20 (9.38)
Age categories (years, %)<3041.5%
30-3928.9%
40-4921.2%
50-608.4%
Gender (%)Male42.4%
Female57.6%
Position (%)GP43.1%
Specialist56.9%
Degree (%)BDS43.7%
Master20.1%
PhD36.3%
Setting (%)Outpatient19.4%
Hospital60.9%
Academic19.7%
Current smoking (%)Yes23.8%
Working hours/day (mean (SD))8.73 (2.15)
Number of patients seen/day (mean (SD))8.27 (5.91)
Formal training on TCC (%)Yes13.2%

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