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 5 Correlation analysis – correlation coefficients for the responses to question Q7 and questions Q5, Q8, and Q11.
|Q5. I have postponed dental visits due to the pandemic.||Q8. I think I am already experiencing the consequences of postponed dental care.||Q11. I would go to see a dentist during the pandemic for any dental treatment, including a preventive examination.|
|Q7. How would you rate any possible feelings of concern about potential consequences of postponing dental treatment due to the pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus?||Correlation coefficient=.369 value=.000**||Correlation coefficient=.418 value=.000**||Correlation coefficient=−.186 value=.000**|
|* Statistically significant for|
** Pearson’s correlation coefficient.