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Table 3 Relationships between anxiety score and diagnostic reason for CBCT imaging

From: Effect of patient anxiety on image motion artefacts in CBCT

  STAI-S* (mean, SD) STAI-T¥ (mean, SD) DASβ (mean, SD)
Dental pain (n = 44) 39.77 (10.91) 42.25 (8.66) 8.84 (3.40)
Cyst/Tumour (n = 12) 39.83 (12.55) 43.25 (10.59) 9.42 (3.80)
TMD (n = 20) 35.30 (8.52) 39.55 (8.87) 8.15 (3.62)
Implant planning (n = 10) 31.70 (7.85) 39.80 (5.73) 7.10 (2.96)
Sinus pathologies (n = 4) 31.50 (10.25) 39.25 (10.66) 7.25 (1.71)
Trauma (n = 4) 33.75 (5.38) 43.75 (8.46) 7.75 (3.86)
Other asymptomatic reasons (n = 6) 35.17 (8.28) 44.17 (7.91) 8.83 (4.71)
  1. Bootstrap Sampling Method = Simple, Bootstrap number of samples = 1000, Confidence Interval Type = Percentile, 95% confidence intervals
  2. * p = 0.171, ¥ p = 0.539, β p = 0.709
  3. n noun, SD standard deviation, STAI-S State Trait Anxiety Inventory - State, STAI-T State Trait Anxiety Inventory - Trait, DAS Dental Anxiety Scale, TMD temporomandibular disorder