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Table 3 Mean pre-training and post-training Oral Health Assessment Tool scores (n = 71)

From: The effect of multimodal comprehensive care methodology training on oral health care professionals’ empathy for patients with dementia

Category Pre-training
(n = 71)
Post-training
(n = 71)
P-value
Lips 0.55 0.54 0.88a
Tongue 0.80 0.59 0.04a
Gums and tissues 0.86 0.80 0.64a
Saliva 0.66 0.59 0.48a
Natural teeth 1.41 (n = 63) 1.32 (n = 63) 0.02a
Dentures 0.81 (n = 31) 0.80 (n = 30) 0.94a
Oral hygiene 1.44 1.15 0.01a
Dental pain 0.70 0.59 0.36a
  1. a Wilcoxon signed rank test
  2. The bold numbers are significant P-values (p < 0.05)