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Table 3 Relationship of type of impaction and postoperative pain

From: Effect of age, impaction types and operative time on inflammatory tissue reactions following lower third molar surgery

TYPE OF IMPACTION   VASUAL ANALOGUE SCALE SCORE
   DAY1 DAY2 DAY3 DAY4 DAY5 DAY6 DAY7
MA Mean 3.3721 1.6744 1.4419 1.1163 .9767 .8372 .6744
  N 43 43 43 43 43 43 43
  Std. Deviation 1.34560 1.04017 .98325 .76249 .63577 .65211 .60635
V Mean 3.2174 1.7391 1.3913 1.3913 1.2174 .8261 .7826
  N 23 23 23 23 23 23 23
  Std. Deviation 1.44463 1.32175 1.43777 1.33958 .99802 1.11405 1.12640
DA Mean 4.3333 2.5833 1.8750 1.6667 1.6667 1.1667 1.0417
  N 24 24 24 24 24 24 24
  Std. Deviation .81650 1.83958 1.51263 1.30773 1.09014 1.04950 .85867
H Mean 3.7333 1.3000 1.3333 1.3667 1.6333 1.0000 .8667
  N 30 30 30 30 30 30 30
  Std. Deviation 1.33735 .91539 1.02833 1.21721 1.71169 .94686 .86037
P value   .011 .004 .372 .289 .041 .475 .380
  1. Key
  2. MA-Mesioangular, V-Vertical, DA-Distoangular, H-Horizontal