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Table 2 Percentage of dentists rating component as important in determining responsibility loading for a service

From: Responsibility loadings for dental services by general dentists

  Item code  
Component 011
Initial oral exam
513
Amalgam filling
311
Tooth removal
417
Root canal treatment
211
Subgingival curettage
All
Knowledge 87.3 44.9 72.6 88.3 75.0 73.7
Judgement 90.4 50.8 77.6 81.7 71.9 74.5
Experience 81.0 61.3 84.3 85.8 82.7 79.1
Dexterity 12.1 73.9 72.6 78.2 86.2 64.5
Perception 60.6 39.4 53.8 67.7 69.2 58.2
Physical effort 5.6 32.8 71.6 33.7 65.1 41.7
Mental effort 58.2 32.5 57.1 59.0 52.8 52.0
All 56.4 47.9 69.9 70.7 71.9 63.4