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Table 4 Non-clinical factors affecting the choice of the antibiotic course prescribed by the surveyed dentists for dental implant procedures

From: Antibiotics prescribing practices in oral implantology among jordanian dentists. A cross sectional, observational study

FACTOR YES (%)
■ Patient's preference 25
■ Reading scientific materials (e.g., books, articles, internet) 86.6
■ Knowledge gained during undergraduate or postgraduate training 86
■ Attending courses and lectures 84.9
■ Availability in the nearby pharmacy 24.4
■ Advertisement (free samples, medical representatives, ... etc) 16.3
■ Cost of the antibiotic 36
■ Recommended by other colleagues 43
■ Effectiveness and previous experience with the drug 84.3