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Table 5 Request of CBCT after OPG: influence of residents’ characteristics

From: Do we need CBCTs for sufficient diagnostics?-dentist-related factors


p value

Odds ratio (95% CI)

Specialisation: oral surgery vs orthodontics

< 0.001*

6.3 (1.9–27.2)

Gender: females vs males


3.8 (1.4–12.2)

Years of professional experience: 0–4 years vs > 4 year


3.0 (1.0–9.9)

  1. p values of Fisher’s exact test is given together with odds ratio (OR), including 95% confidence intervals (CI). OR refers to the first listed outcome with the second listed outcome being used as reference. *p < 0.05