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06 May 2022: Clinical Research

COVID-19: Another Cause of Dental Anxiety?

Marija Nikolić 1ABCDEF* , Aleksandar Mitić 1ABE , Jelena Petrović 2ABCD , Dragana Dimitrijević 2ABCD , Jelena Popović 1ABDE , Radomir Barac 1ABE , Ana Todorović 3ABE

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.936535

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e936535

Table 3 Correlation analysis. The correlation coefficients for the responses to the questions from section 4 (Q16) and sections 1 and 2 (Q1, Q4, Q5, Q7, Q8).

“Irrespective of the initiation of mass vaccination, and the fact that many people have recovered from the virus and cannot transmit it, I still do not feel completely secure in a dental office.”
How old are you?Correlationcoefficient=0.242=0.000***
Have you recovered from COVID-19?χ=21.512DF=8=0.006,**
Have you been vaccinated against COVID-19?χ=56.157DF=4=0.000,**
What is your evaluation of the current epidemiological situation?Correlation coefficient=−0.227=0.000***
How would you evaluate your level of information about COVID-19 and the current state of the pandemic?Correlation coefficient=0.133=0.000***
DF – degrees of freedom.
** Chi-square test;
*** Statistically significant for

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