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Table 3 Participant Group Status and Wait Time and ECOHIS Score Summary

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

PARTICIPANT GROUP MEAN VALUE ± SD p
Wait time (weeks) for surgery:
 Registered First Nations 15.1 ± 17.7 0.37
 Non-First Nations 13.0 ± 8.9
 Rural 14.0 ± 15.3 0.65
 Urban (Winnipeg) 14.7 ± 14.5
 Male 14.5 ± 14.2 0.83
 Female 14.0 ± 15.8
ECOHIS child impact section (CIS) score:
 Registered First Nations 4.3 ± 4.8 0.24
 Non-First Nations 5.1 ± 4.8
 Rural 4.6 ± 4.5 0.95
 Urban (Winnipeg) 4.7 ± 5.0
 Male 5.1 ± 4.7 0.18
 Female 4.2 ± 4.8
 > 13 week wait time 4.5 ± 4.9 0.51
 < 13 week wait time 4.9 ± 4.7
ECOHIS family impact section (FIS) score:
 Registered First Nations 2.4 ± 2.4 0.26
 Non-First Nations 2.8 ± 2.9
 Rural 3.0 ± 2.6 0.037
 Urban (Winnipeg) 2.2 ± 2.6
 Male 2.4 ± 2.8 0.60
 Female 2.6 ± 2.4
 > 13 week wait time 2.3 ± 2.6 0.32
 < 13 week wait time 2.8 ± 2.7
Total ECOHIS score:
 Registered First Nations 6.7 ± 6.1 0.18
 Non-First Nations 7.9 ± 6.7
 Rural 7.6 ± 6.0 0.43
 Urban (Winnipeg) 6.9 ± 6.7
 Male 7.5 ± 6.6 0.42
 Female 6.8 ± 6.1
 > 13 week wait time 7.3 ± 6.4 0.94
 < 13 week wait time 7.2 ± 6.5
  1. Note: Urban participants were defined as those living in the city of Winnipeg, Canada, while rural participants were those individuals living outside of the city limits