Table 2: Summary of anxiety scores.

Anxiety scoresGroup 1: HEADPLAY ( )Group 2: conventional ( ) value

Child’s self assessment score in the holding area
mean ± SD (median)
(4) (2.5) 
Child’s self assessment in the operating theatre
mean SD (median)
(4) (4.5) 
MYPAS (holding area)
Mean SD
MYPAS (operating theatre)
Mean ± SD
MYPAS (iv cannulation)
Mean SD
Parental assessment of child’s anxiety (median)
(a little scared anxious)

(a little scared anxious)