Table 5

Mean rankings of medicine, nursing, and pharmacy respondents on importance of oral health topics

NMeanStd. Deviation
Biochemistry
Medicine43.00.816
Nursing132.15.689
Pharmacy151.33.488
Total321.88.833
Craniofacial development
Medicine42.501.000
Nursing132.54.877
Pharmacy151.73.704
Total322.16.884
Effect of excessive alcohol on the oral cavity
Medicine42.50.577
Nursing132.461.127
Pharmacy151.47.743
Total322.001.016
Effect of genetic influence on the oral cavity
Medicine42.501.000
Nursing122.83.937
Pharmacy151.87.834
Total312.32.979
Inflammatory cascade of events that occur in systemic exposure to infection of oral origin
Medicine42.25.500
Nursing132.38.961
Pharmacy151.27.458
Total321.84.884
Inherited or congenital disfigurements/impairments
Medicine42.50.577
Nursing132.54.877
Pharmacy151.67.724
Total322.12.871
Modification in care for special needs patients with salivary gland dysfunction
Medicine42.50.577
Nursing132.62.768
Pharmacy141.71.726
Total312.19.833
Pharmaceuticals and other therapies that may compromise oral health
Medicine42.75.500
Nursing132.31.751
Pharmacy151.60.632
Total322.03.782
Soft tissue lesions of the oral cavity
Medicine42.25.500
Nursing131.77.832
Pharmacy153.071.033
Total322.441.076
The potential of bisphosphonate therapy to induce osteonecrosis of the jaws
Medicine42.25.500
Nursing122.08.900
Pharmacy151.40.632
Total311.77.805