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Table 3 Third- and fifth-year Jordanian dental students' knowledge of lesions and conditions associated with HIV

From: The knowledge and attitude about HIV/AIDS among Jordanian dental students: (Clinical versus pre clinical students) at the University of Jordan

Lesion or condition Virtually exclusive to HIV (%)* Associated with HIV in some cases (%)* Unassociated with HIV (%)* Do not know (%)* P value
  3rd year
(n = 97)
5th year
(n = 114)
3rd year
(n = 97)
5th year
(n = 114)
3rd year
(n = 97)
5th year
(n = 114)
3rd year
(n = 97)
5th year
(n = 114)
 
Oral Kaposi sarcoma 56.7 21.1 37.1 73.7 2.1 0 4.1 5.3 < 0.001
Oral candidiasis 4.1 5.3 87.6 94.7 5.2 0 3.1 0 0.02
Oral hairy leukoplakia 24.7 15.8 66.0 84.2 2.1 0 7.2 0 0.002
Salivary gland enlargement 2.1 0 39.2 65.8 38.1 15.8 20.6 18.4 < 0.001
Xerostomia 2.1 0 22.7 76.3 38.1 23.7 37.1 0 < 0.001
Oral melanotic hyperpigmentation 0.0 2.6 10.3 36.8 29.9 34.2 59.8 26.3 < 0.001
ITP 3.1 0 12.4 50.0 28.9 23.7 55.7 26.3 < 0.001
Crohn's disease 2.1 2.6 13.4 13.2 30.9 76.3 53.6 7.9 < 0.001
  1. (%)*: % of students who responded with a yes to each option. ITP: idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura