Table 1.

Topics and hours included in the didactic curriculum regarding periodontal-systemic disease associations, by number and percentage of total respondents

Estimate how many didactic hours are used to teach concepts regarding periodontal-systemic disease associations for the following areas (check only one response).
Answer Options0>0 and <11–23–56–8>8Total
Adverse pregnancy outcomes (low birthweight/preterm delivery)— (0)37.2% (16)37.2% (16)18.6% (8)— (0)7.0% (3)43
Aging2.2% (1)6.7% (3)6.7% (3)28.9% (13)17.8% (8)37.8% (17)45
Cardiovascular disease— (0)4.4% (2)15.6% (7)26.7% (12)17.8% (8)35.6% (16)45
Diabetes— (0)2.2% (1)13.3% (6)31.1% (14)17.8% (8)35.6% (16)45
Genetics in chronic and aggressive periodontitis2.3% (1)18.2% (8)27.3% (12)34.1% (15)11.4% (5)6.8% (3)44
Genetics in periodontal diseases with genetic syndromes2.2% (1)20.0% (9)35.6% (16)26.7% (12)11.1% (5)4.4% (2)45
HIV— (0)9.1% (4)6.8% (3)36.4% (16)29.5% (13)18.2% (8)44
Obesity4.4% (2)37.8% (17)22.2% (10)22.2% (10)6.7% (3)6.7% (3)45
Osteoporosis— (0)22.7% (10)40.9% (18)18.2% (8)6.8% (3)11.4% (5)44
Respiratory disease— (0)20.9% (9)27.9% (12)23.3% (10)14.0% (6)14.0% (6)43
Stress2.2% (1)33.3% (15)17.8% (8)33.3% (15)6.7% (3)6.7% (3)45
Stroke— (0)25.0% (11)20.5% (9)31.8% (14)11.4% (5)11.4% (5)44
Tobacco use— (0)2.4% (1)11.9% (5)33.3% (14)23.8% (10)28.6% (12)42
Other (specify)4
Answered question45
Skipped question5