Table 3 Reported domiciliary care patient categories

From: Provision of domiciliary dental care by Scottish dentists: a national survey

Patient category GDPs (n = 755) CDOs (n = 159) p value
Elderly patients in own home 94% 94% 0.771 (n.s.)
Elderly patients in residential care 81% 91% <0.01
Stroke patients 31% 70% <0.001
Terminally ill patients 30% 58% <0.001
Psychiatric patients 8% 59% <0.001
Spinal injuries patients 9% 29% <0.001
Learning disabilities patients 5% 60% <0.001
Child patients 2% 20% <0.001