The children and parents both had higher (60% each) preference for white coat attires than non-white coat attires (40% each); the difference however was not statistically significant (p = 0.
3%) children liked traditional white coat attires the most followed by child-friendly attires (12% each).
Key Words: Children, parents, attire, dentist, preferences.
The appearance and attire of medical professionals have long been considered important.
Kuscu et al (2009)15 found that children preferred white coat attire, but highlighted the use of child-friendly attire in anxious children.
And on Saturday, June 7, the theme is "Orange is the New Black" and the prescribed attire is "Smart Casual in Orange", or with orange accents.
There are also themed dinner receptions: Clark: Past Forward and military-inspired attire for Wednesday, Widus a Night of Stars and Hollywood-inspired outfits for Thursday, and Royal MICEquerade Ball and strictly formal imaginative costumes on Friday.
Each community in Manipur has its distinct attire
and ethnic patterns.
The "smiling face" of the anonymised photographs could have affected the results and explain the "no statistically significant" differences in the preference for any of the four attires.
Furthermore, anxiety is determined to be a confounding factor in the preference of dental attires as was found the medical experience study by Zwart and Kimpen .
Children were observed to prefer the formal attire more than other attires.
First preferences were compared according to mean anxiety scores and children preferring the formal attire were the least anxious, however statistically no significant difference in anxiety scores were noted between groups (p>0.
Karlo Nograles, said her attire was garnished with beads by the T'boli ethnolinguistic group in Mindanao.
Meanwhile, Gabriela Representatives Emmi De Jesus and Arlene Brosas in their attire called for the regularization of jobs and an end to martial law in Mindanao.
The Provincial Information Office said the wearing of Filipiniana attire
every first Monday of each month aims to inculcate greater awareness among the provincial employees regarding the upcoming centennial commemoration on September 1, 2014.