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Table 1 Association between children’s behavior during procedural dental sedation and clinical groups based on family social skills

From: Mother-child interactions and young child behavior during procedural conscious sedation

  n More favorable behavior
(n = 22)
Less favorable behavior
(n = 5)
P a Effect size (Phi)
Parental educational social skills 24    0.25 0.17
 Non clinical   3 (100.0%) 0 (0.0%)   
 Clinical   19 (79.2%) 5 (20.8%)  
Child social skills 20    0.07 0.37
 Non clinical   4 (57.1%) 3 (42.9%)   
 Clinical   18 (90.0%) 2 (10.0%)  
Context variables 15    0.07 0.34
 Non clinical   8 (66.7%) 4 (33.3%)   
 Clinical   14 (93.3%) 1 (6.7%)  
Negative educational practices 12    0.07 0.34
 Non clinical   14 (93.3%) 1 (6.7%)   
 Clinical   8 (66.7%) 4 (33.3%)  
Child behavior problems 7    0.07 0.28
 Non clinical   15 (75.0%) 5 (25.0%)   
 Clinical   7 (100.0%) 0 (0.0%)  
Total positive scores 7    0.07 0.28
 Non clinical   15 (75.0%) 5 (25.0%)   
 Clinical   7 (100.0%) 0 (0.0%)  
Total negative scores 14    0.15 0.27
 Non clinical   12 (92.3%) 1 (7.7%)   
 Clinical   10 (71.4%) 4 (28.6%)  
  1. aLikelihood ratio chi-square