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04 October 2022: Clinical Research

Questionnaire-Based Study on the Prevalence, Awareness, and Preventive Measures of Occupational Hazards Among Dental Professionals

Mohanad A. Alyousefy 1ABCD , Amal S. Shaiban 2DEG , Wafa H. Alaajam 23DFG , Mohammed Mousa H. Bakri 4CFG , Yaser A. Alhazmi 4DEG , Mohammed Y. Aljabri 4DEG , Mohammed M. Al Moaleem 56DE* , Basem H. Al-Huthaifi 7B , Hebah F. Al-Bahr 7B , Arwa M. Alhaj 8B

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.938084

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e938084

Table 3 Frequency and percentage of participants answers in relation to hazard outcome and preventive measured (n=310).

QuestionsAnswerFrequency%P value
Q1. As a result of workload, do you have any musculoskeletal problemsYes22573%0.042*
Q2. Have you been exposed to any of the following risks?Needlestick injury13741%0.124
Any other sharp instrument injury11731%
None at all5628%
Q3. Have you had a needlestick injury before?Never12640.6%0.032*
1–5 times15951.3%
6–10 times175.5%
More than 10 times82.6%
Q4. If yes, when?During treating the patient7223%0.072
During recapping a needle4514%
During picking-up instrument4215%
During replacing instrument258%
Q5. If yes, locate the siteFinger16051%0.000*
Other sites289%
Q6. Have you been exposed to any of the following?Aerosol infections4916%0.000*
Allergic reaction11738%
I don’t know14446%
Q7. Are you allergic toLatex5116.5%0.006*
Other materials124%

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