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Table 4 Descriptive and inferential statistics relative to the data obtained from the vertical brackets displacement model

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

Horizontal displacement
Brackets Number of tests Mean SD Minimum Maximum Mann-Whitney test (Bonferroni's correction)
Damon SL II 10 0.82 0.07 0.71 0.95 2, 4, 5
In-Ovation 10 1.01 0.1 0.78 1.13 1, 3, 4, 5
Quick 10 0.73 0.11 0.55 0.9 2, 5
Synergy 10 0.68 0.14 0.45 0.89 1, 2, 5
Time 2 10 1.35 0.08 1.27 1.53 1, 2, 3, 4
  1. Kruskal-Wallis test (p < 0.001) and Mann-Whitney test with Bonferroni correction (p < 0.05) for comparison of data of resistance to slide (Newton) recorded among the five tested brackets.