Table 3

Prevalence (%) of vertigo, tinnitus, otalgia headache, shoulder pain and depression in the TMD-negative and TMD-positive groups
TMD-negative TMD-positive groups
Variables group I II III IV V VI VII
Tinnitus No 94.0 94.0 52.4 94.4 44.8 95.8 90.9 95.9
Yes 6.0 6.0 47.6** 5.6 55.2** 4.2 9.1 4.1
Vertigo No 87.6 79.9 61.9 66.7 55.2 72.9 72.7 81.4
Yes 12.4 20.1* 38.1** 33.3* 44.8** 27.1* 27.3 18.6
Otalgia No 74.5 65.2 61.9 88.9 58.6 64.6 45.5 73.2
Yes 25.5 34.8** 38.1 11.1 41.4 35.4 54.5 26.8
Headache No 82.0 74.3 38.1 55.6 27.6 70.8 63.6 67.0
Yes 18.0 25.7* 61.9** 44.4* 72.4** 29.2 36.4 33.0**
Depression No 83.7 71.8 66.7 88.9 69.0 83.3 54.5 73.2
Yes 16.3 28.2** 33.3 11.1 31.0 16.7 45.5 26.8*
Shoulder pain No 92.4 90.3 81.0 83.3 86.2 87.5 72.7 85.6
Yes 7.6 9.7 19.0 16.7 13.8 12.5 27.3 14.4

*: Pā€‰<ā€‰0.008; **: Pā€‰<ā€‰0.001 (Significantly higher than that in the TMD-negative group by the chi-square test).

Akhter et al.

Akhter et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:58   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-58

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