Table 4

Bonferroni t-test: mean differences among medicine, nursing, and pharmacy respondents on importance of oral health topics

Dependent VariableDiscipline (I)Discipline (J)Mean Difference (I-J)Std. ErrorSig.
Biochemistry
MedicineNursing.846.353.069
Pharmacy1.667*.347.000
NursingMedicine−.846.353.069
Pharmacy.821*.234.004
PharmacyMedicine−1.667*.347.000
Nursing−.821*.234.004
Craniofacial development
MedicineNursing−.038.4651.000
Pharmacy.767.457.313
NursingMedicine.038.4651.000
Pharmacy.805*.308.042
PharmacyMedicine−.767.457.313
Nursing−.805*.308.042
Effect of excessive alcohol on the oral cavity
MedicineNursing.038.5201.000
Pharmacy1.033.512.158
NursingMedicine−.038.5201.000
Pharmacy.995*.344.022
PharmacyMedicine−1.033.512.158
Nursing−.995*.344.022
Effect of genetic influence on the oral cavity
MedicineNursing−.333.5161.000
Pharmacy.633.503.656
NursingMedicine.333.5161.000
Pharmacy.967*.346.028
PharmacyMedicine−.633.503.656
Nursing−.967*.346.028
Inflammatory cascade of events that occur in systemic exposure to infection of oral origin
MedicineNursing−.135.4081.000
Pharmacy.983.401.062
NursingMedicine.135.4081.000
Pharmacy1.118*.270.001
PharmacyMedicine−.983.401.062
Nursing−1.118*.270.001
Inherited or congenital disfigurements/impairments
MedicineNursing−.038.4451.000
Pharmacy.833.438.201
NursingMedicine.038.4451.000
Pharmacy.872*.295.018
PharmacyMedicine−.833.438.201
Nursing−.872*.295.018
Modification in care for special needs patients with salivary gland dysfunction
MedicineNursing−.115.4181.000
Pharmacy.786.414.204
NursingMedicine.115.4181.000
Pharmacy.901*.281.010
PharmacyMedicine−.786.414.204
Nursing−.901*.281.010
Pharmaceuticals and other therapies that may compromise oral health
MedicineNursing.442.385.778
Pharmacy1.150*.378.015
NursingMedicine−.442.385.778
Pharmacy.708*.255.029
PharmacyMedicine−1.150*.378.015
Nursing−.708*.255.029
Soft tissue lesions of the oral cavity
MedicineNursing.481.5201.000
Pharmacy−.817.512.364
NursingMedicine−.481.5201.000
Pharmacy−1.297*.345.002
PharmacyMedicine.817.512.364
Nursing1.297*.345.002
  • * Mean difference is significant at the 0.05 level.