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Table 1 Minimum, maximum, mean, and SD of shear bond strength values and statistical analysis of evaluated groups

From: Effect of different concentrations of papain gel on orthodontic bracket bonding

Groups Minimum Maximum Mean (SD) Significance Statistics
(1) Control 0.2 16.6 3.3 (2.4) (2) p = 0.277 A
     (3) p = 0.126
  (4) p = 0.117
  (5) p = 0.019
  (6) p = 0.017
(2) Papain 2% 2 11.2 5.7 (2.4) (3) p = 0.999 A
(4) p = 0.998
  (5) p = 0.867
  (6) p = 0.852
(3) Papain 4% 2.1 12.3 6.1 (3.5) (4) p = 1.00 A
(5) p = 0.976
  (6) p = 0.972
(4) Papain 6% 0.2 16.3 6.1 (3.9) (5) p = 0.981 A
(6) p = 0.977
(5) Papain 8% 2.3 15.7 6.9 (3.6) (6) p = 1.00 B
(6) Papain 10% 3.4 10.3 7.0 (1.6)   B
  1. SD, Standard deviation. Equal letters correspond to the absence of statistical differences (p < 0.05).