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Table 1 Results for the main effects of comparisons 1-3

From: Analysing the potential of hydrophilic adhesive systems to optimise orthodontic bracket rebonding

Comparison Main effect(s) SBS
p-value a
ARI
p-value a
Enamel fractures
p-value b
Pairwise comparisons
Part 1 - Conventional orthodontic bonding systems Group (4 levels) < 0.0001 0.2734 0.0054 Statistically significant differences are indicated in Fig. 2a-c.
Part 2 - Strength enhancing orthodontic bonding systems Primer (2 levels) 0.0014 < 0.0001 0.0046 Statistically significant differences are indicated in Fig. 3a-c.
Rebonding (2 levels) < 0.0001 0.0043 0.8798
Primer*Rebonding 0.2675 0.0003 0.1629
Part 3 - Comparison of different rebonding systems Group (7 Levels) < 0.0001 < 0.0001 0.0008 Statistically significant differences are indicated in Fig. 4a-c.
  1. a The p-values for the main effects were obtained from a linear regression model
  2. b The p-values for the main effects were obtained from a logistic regression model with Firth’s bias correction.
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