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Table 2 Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale Response Summary (Total N = 200 [% in brackets])

From: Association between early childhood oral health impact scale (ECOHIS) scores and pediatric dental surgery wait times

ECOHIS Questions Mean (0–5) 0 = Never 1 = Hardly Ever 2 = Occasionally 3 = Often 4 = Very Often 5 = Don’t Know
1. PAIN 1.24 ± 1.20 74 (37.0) 45 (22.5) 51 (25.5) 21 (10.5) 8 (4.0) 1 (0.5)
Child symptoms domain mean score ± SD: 1.2 ± 1.2  
2. DRINKING 0.52 ± 0.98 148 (74.0) 16 (8.0) 22 (11.0) 12 (6.0) 2 (1.0) 0 (0.0)
3. EATING 0.83 ± 1.20 121 (60.5) 24 (12.0) 32 (16.0) 16 (8.0) 5 (2.5) 2 (1.0)
4. PRONOUNCING 0.54 ± 1.20 157 (78.5) 12 (6.0) 12 (6.0) 9 (4.5) 5 (2.5) 5 (2.5)
5. ABSENCE 0.43 ± 0.96 144 (72.0) 45 (22.5) 4 (2.0) 1 (0.5) 0 (0.0) 6 (3.0)
Child function domain mean score ± SD: 2.1 ± 2.5 (0–12)  
6. SLEEPING 0.40 ± 0.78 153 (76.5) 18 (9.0) 25 (12.5) 4 (2.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
7. FRUSTRATION 0.77 ± 1.16 127 (63.5) 21 (10.5) 29 (14.5) 17 (8.5) 6 (3.0) 0 (0.0)
Child physiological domain mean score ± SD: 1.2 ± 1.6 (0–6)  
8. SMILING 0.08 ± 0.43 191 (95.5) 5 (2.5) 2 (1.0) 1 (0.5) 1 (0.5) 0 (0.0)
9. TALKING 0.09 ± 0.46 192 (96.0) 2 (1.0) 4 (2.0) 1 (0.5) 1 (0.5) 0 (0.0)
Child self-image/social interaction domain mean score ± SD: 0.2 ± 0.7 (0–8)  
Child Impact Section (CIS) Mean Score ± SD: 4.6 ± 4.8 (0–28)   
10. UPSET 0.84 ± 1.19 120 (60.0) 25 (12.5) 32 (16.0) 14 (7.0) 9 (4.5) 0 (0.0)
11. GUILTY 1.09 ± 1.33 103 (51.5) 25 (12.5) 37 (18.5) 23 (11.5) 10 (5.0) 2 (1.0)
Parent distress domain mean score ± SD: 1.9 ± 2.1 (0–8)  
12. TIME OFF WORK 0.52 ± 0.81 130 (65.0) 44 (22.0) 19 (9.5) 7 (3.5) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
13. FINANCIAL 0.15 ± 0.54 183 (91.5) 9 (4.5) 5 (2.5) 2 (1.0) 1 (0.5) 0 (0.0)
Family function domain mean score ± SD: 0.7 ± 1.0 (0–5)  
Family Impact Section (FIS) Mean Score ± SD: 2.5 ± 2.6 (0–12)   
Total Mean Score ± SD: 7.2 +/- 6.4