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Table 4 Comparative evaluation of parameters of parents and children during the first visit

From: Influence of parental anxiety on children’s behaviour during their visits to dental clinic: a short clinical study

Parameters Parent’s mean before child’s examination Parent’s mean after child’s examination Children’s mean before examination Children’s mean after examination
Systolic BP 124 124 106 100
Diastolic BP 82 80 68 66
Heart rate 73 72 106 100
MDAS 11 11   
FIS    3 2
  1. The P value is < 0 .001. The result is significant at P < 0 .05