Table 5 Comparison between parents who would choose CDGA again and those who would not

From: Dental anxiety, distress at induction and postoperative morbidity in children undergoing tooth extraction using general anaesthesia

  Would definitely select GA Would not definitely select GA significance
Child's MCDAS 22.1 (8.4) 25.3 (8.3) p=.007 (t-test)
Child's Age 7.0 (2.3) 6.5 (2.3) n.s.
Child's Gender 51% Male 54% Male n.s.
Parent MDAS 12.3 (6.4) 11.7 (5.9) n.s.
CHEOPS 26% CHEOPS>4 47% CHEOPS >4 p=.001 (chi-square)
Post-op next day 49% problems 70% problems p=.001 (chi-square)
Post-op next week 11% problems 31% problems p=.001 (chi-square)