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Table 5 Reporting of taught ergonomics and prevention by clinical students

From: Effect of working characteristics and taught ergonomics on the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders amongst dental students

  Yes (n) % No (n) %
Is Ergonomics a taught subject at your Dental School 170 (42%) 240 (58%)
Have you ever attended a workshop on preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) at your Dental school? 30 (7%) 380 (93%)
Are you familiar with preventive techniques to decrease the possible risk of having MSD? 208 (51%) 202 (49%)
Are you familiar with remedies/treatment options once you are subjected to an MSD problem? 94 (23%) 316 (77%)
After finishing clinical practice, do you perform stretching exercise? 84 (20%) 326 (80%)
Would you like to be evaluated for MSD symptoms at your Dental school? 82 (20%) 328 (80%)
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