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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Characteristics of referred patients and teeth

Variables Category N (%)
Referral time based on endodontic treatment Before endodontic treatment 403 (34.4)
In the middle of endodontic treatment 431 (36.8)
After endodontic treatment 337 (28.8)
Sex Male 499 (42.6)
Female 672 (57.4)
Age (year)* 42.88± 17.02 (8 -87)
Referring letter Presence 768 (65.6)
Absence 403 (34.4)
The period of time from referral to visit (day)* 9.03± 29.49 (0 -430)
Number of referring tooth 1 1070 (91.4)
2 75 (6.4)
3 8 (0.7)
More than 4 18 (1.5)
Primary reasons for referral Apical radiolucency 79 (6.7)
Procedural error 13 (1.1)
Persistent clinical symptom (pain, swelling, and sinus tract) 444 (37.9)
Difficult tooth anatomy 133 (11.4)
Endodontic surgery 28 (2.4)
Management of trauma 19 (1.6)
Physical condition of patient 56 (4.8)
Failure to make a proper diagnosis 195 (16.7)
Blockage of canal space 162 (13.8)
Anesthetic problem 8 (0.7)
Others 34 (2.9)
Spontaneous pain Absence 841 (71.8)
Presence 330 (28.2)
Biting pain Abscence 402 (34.3)
Presence 769 (65.7)
: mean± standard deviation(minumum -maximum).
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