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Table 2 Spearman correlation coefficients between IDAF-4C and MDAS total scores and components (all p-values <0.001)

From: Translation and validation of the Finnish version of the Index of dental anxiety and fear (IDAF-4C+) among dental students

  IDAF-4C total score IDAF-4C +physiological IDAF-4C behavioral IDAF-4C +cognitive IDAF-4C +emotional
IDAF-4C physiological 0.85     
IDAF-4C behavioral 0.70 0.53    
IDAF-4C cognitive 0.56 0.42 0.34   
IDAF-4C emotional 0.82 0.63 0.43 0.39  
MDAS total sum 0.74 0.65 0.49 0.40 0.69
MDAS F1 sum 0.72 0.69 0.51 0.38 0.64
MDAS F2 sum 0.63 0.53 0.38 0.35 0.61
  1. NOTE: all p-values <0.001; IDAF-4C Index of Dental Anxiety and Fear, MDAS Modified Dental Anxiety Scale, F1 Treatment related anxiety factor, F2 Anticipatory anxiety factor