International Journal of Clinical Preventive Dentistry

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Table. 4.

Table. 4.

Matters concerning care to prevent infection in clinical practice

Variable Classification Dental clinic Dental hospital General hospital and university hospital p-value
Cleaning Unit chair 3.74±0.51 3.88±0.40 3.96±0.20 0.11
Spittoon 3.59±0.55 3.76±0.62 3.87±0.34 0.15
Saliva or blood-stained protective equipment 3.65±0.54a 3.88±0.40b 3.91±0.28c 0.03*
Hospital supplies care Infections waste and ordinary waste 3.82±0.38 3.88±0.40 3.87±0.34 0.81
Before the treatment 3.68±0.47 3.78±0.47 3.78±0.42 0.56
After the treatment 3.65±0.64 3.83±0.38 3.83±0.38 0.22
Hand washing Set-up preparation (once a day) 3.79±0.64 3.80±0.40 3.83±0.49 0.97
Before the treatment 3.68±0.58 3.66±0.61 3.74±0.44 0.86
After the treatment 3.65±0.59 3.76±0.53 3.83±0.38 0.43
Surface disinfection Set-up preparation (once a day) 3.85±0.43 3.88±0.33 3.96±0.20 0.53
Before the treatment 3.76±0.55 3.80±0.55 3.96±0.20 0.34
After the treatment 3.82±0.45 3.73±0.63 3.91±0.28 0.38
Wearing protective equipment hygiene at treat Protective goggles 3.21±0.88 3.46±0.63 3.61±0.49 0.09
Disposable towel 3.53±0.86 3.54±0.71 3.70±0.47 0.64
Hole towel 3.47±0.89 3.54±0.74 3.57±0.50 0.88

Unit: score by ANOVA, *p<0.05. a,b,cThe same characters are not significant by Scheffe test. Cleaning: a<b,c.

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