19 January 2023>: Clinical Research
Determining the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Dental Care in the Serbian Adult Population: An Online Questionnaire-Based StudyMarija Nikolić 1ABCDEF* , Aleksandar Mitić 1ABE , Jelena Petrović 2ABCDF , Dragana Dimitrijević 2ABCD , Jelena Popović 1ABDE , Nenad Stošić 1ABE , Vera Stojanovska 3ACEF
Med Sci Monit 2023; 29:e939238
Table 4 The differences in the observed preventive measures during the pandemic regarding the respondents’ age (questions Q11 and Q13).
|Question from questionnaire||Age||N||M***||SD||P|
|Q11. I would go to see a dentist during the pandemic for any dental treatment, including a preventive examination.||18–34||933||1.485||ANOVA=23.009DF=3 value=**|
|Q13. I have improved my oral hygiene during the pandemic so as to prevent the occurrence of any problems with my teeth, or any further complications.||18–34||933||3.06||1.498||ANOVA=4.391DF=3 value=**|
|* Statistically significant for|
** One way ANOVA test.
*** A higher value of M indicates a higher degree of agreement with the statement from a particular question; highest and lowest values are in bold.