Table 2

Item frequency breakdown of MDAS across male and female samples

MALE

Question

Visit Tomorrow

Waiting Room

Use of Drill

Scale and Polish

Injection

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%


not anxious

283

60

270

57

188

40

346

73

212

45

slightly anxious

103

22

108

23

132

28

79

17

136

29

fairly anxious

31

7

41

9

59

13

19

4

56

12

very anxious

32

7

29

6

52

11

13

3

40

8

extremely anxious

23

5

24

5

41

9

15

3

28

6

Base N (%)

472

100

472

100

472

100

472

100

472

100

FEMALE

Question

Visit Tomorrow

Waiting Room

Use of Drill

Scale and Polish

Injection

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%


not anxious

217

44

209

43

120

24

307

63

135

27

slightly anxious

108

22

122

25

124

25

88

18

135

27

fairly anxious

71

14

51

10

63

13

49

10

86

18

very anxious

45

9

60

12

94

19

24

5

71

14

extremely anxious

50

10

49

10

90

18

23

5

64

13

Base N (%)

491

100

491

100

491

100

491

100

491

100


Humphris et al. BMC Oral Health 2009 9:20   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-9-20

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