Table 1.

Demographic characteristics of subjects

CharacteristicNumber of Surveys MailedNumber of Potential Subjects*Subjects
*Excluding orthodontists and orthodontic residents.
Male106 (50%)90 (50%)47 (50%)
Female106 (50%)89 (50%)44 (47%)
Gender unidentified3 (3%)
Dental student42 (45%)
General dentist11 (12%)
Endodontic resident3 (3%)
Endodontist4 (4%)
Periodontic resident9 (10%)
Periodontist3 (3%)
Pediatric resident4 (4%)
Pediatric dentist2 (2%)
Oral surgery resident9 (10%)
Oral surgeon0 (0%)
Prosthodontics resident2 (2%)
Prosthodontist0 (0%)
Other specialty4 (4%)
Specialty unidentified1 (1%)