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Table 1 Differences between orthodontists and general dentists in demographics

From: Clear aligner treatment: different perspectives between orthodontists and general dentists

Demographics Orthodontists (%) General dentists (%) P value*
Gender (n = 217)    0.9776
 Male 51 51  
 Female 49 49  
Age (n = 219)    0.0375
 24–30 14 31  
 31–40 32 20  
 41–50 25 27  
 51–60 23 14  
 61+ 6 8  
Years in practice (n = 216)    0.2045
 1–10 years 35 50  
 11–20 years 26 25  
 21–30 years 27 19  
 31–40 years 12 4  
 41+ years 0 2  
Practice type (n = 189)    0.8851
 University/hospital academic staff 7 6  
 Private practice solo 56 60  
 Private practice team/multidisciplinary 36 34  
  1. *P value from chi-squared tests