TABLE 5.

Intervention Outcome Variables (Mean ± SD)

VariableControl GroupClown GroupP
Anxiety of the child in the waiting room (m-YPAS)35.95 ± 15.6430.95 ± 11.34.254
Anxiety of the child in the induction room (m-YPAS)68.25 ± 28.4237.50 ± 21.48.000
State anxiety of the parent (STAI Y-1)77.85 ± 19.1973.10 ± 24.96.504
Trait anxiety of the parent (STAI Y-2)53.25 ± 24.3941.45 ± 22.11.117