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Table 3 Descriptive and inferential statistics relative to the data obtained from the vertical bracket displacement model

From: Analysis of the characteristics of slot design affecting resistance to sliding during active archwire configurations

Vertical displacement
Brackets Number of tests Mean SD Minimum Maximum Pairwise comparison of tensile bonding strengths
Damon SL II 10 0.72 0.13 0.55 0.9 2, 4, 5
In-Ovation 10 1.1 0.17 0.89 1.4 1, 3, 4, 5
Quick 10 0.66 0.2 0.4 1.02 2, 4, 5
Synergy 10 0.92 0.06 0.83 1.05 1, 2, 3, 5
Time 2 10 1.48 0.12 1.23 1.63 1, 2, 3, 4
  1. One-way ANOVA (p < 0.001) and Student-Newman-Keuls test (p < 0.05) for all pairwise comparison of data of resistance to slides (Newton) recorded among the tested brackets.