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Table. 6.

Table. 6.

Characteristics and referral reason of referred molars

Variable Molar(N = 836) Non-molar(N = 335) P
Primary reasons for referral Apical radiolucency 34 (4.1) 45 (13.4) < 0.001
Procedural error 9 (1.1) 4 (1.2)
Persistent clinical symptom (pain, swelling, and sinus tract) 338 (40.4) 106 (31.6)
Difficult tooth anatomy 99 (11.8) 34 (10.1)
Endodontic surgery 8 (1.0) 20 (6.0)
Management of trauma 1 (0.1) 18 (5.4)
Physical condition of patient 37 (4.4) 19 (5.7)
Failure to make a proper diagnosis 140 (16.7) 55 (16.4)
Blockage of canal space 144 (17.2) 18 (5.4)
Anesthetic problem 8 (1.0) 0 (0)
Others 18 (2.2) 16 (4.8)
Radioopaque canal filling Absence 565 (67.6) 246 (73.4) 0.050
Presence 271 (32.4) 89 (26.6)
Spontaneous pain Absence 589 (70.5) 252 (75.2) 0.101
Presence 247 (29.5) 83 (24.8)
Biting pain Absence 244 (29.2) 158 (47.2) < 0.001
Presence 592 (70.8) 177 (52.8)
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