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Table 2 Statistical between-group comparisons (ANOVA on ranks with Tukey's post hoc tests)

From: Frictional resistance in monocrystalline ceramic brackets with conventional and nonconventional elastomeric ligatures

SENT (in.) CM (mm) P value
   Inspire Ice-CEL vs Inspire Ice-NCEL Radiance-CEL vs Radiance-NCEL Pure CEL vs Pure NCEL Inspire Ice-CEL vs Pure CEL Inspire Ice-CEL vs Radiance-CEL Radiance-CEL vs Pure CEL Inspire Ice-NCEL vs Pure NCEL Inspire Ice-NCEL vs Radiance-NCEL Radiance-NCEL vs Pure NCEL
0.12 1.5 <0.001 <0.001 0.955 0.004 >0.999 0.781 >0.999 >0.999 >0.999
3.0 <0.001 <0.001 0.093 >0.999 0.001 <0.001 >0.999 >0.999 >0.999
4.5 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.999 <0.001 <0.001 >0.999 0.046 0.915
6.0 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.225 0.995 <0.001 0.884 0.999 >0.999
0.14 1.5 <0.001 <0.001 0.001 >0.999 >0.999 0.138 >0.999 >0.999 0.999
3.0 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 >0.999 <0.001 <0.001 >0.999 <0.001 <0.001
4.5 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 >0.999 <0.001 <0.001 0.745 <0.001 <0.001
6.0 <0.001 <0.001 0.008 0.009 <0.001 <0.001 >0.999 <0.001 <0.001
  1. CM canine misalignment, SENT superelastic nickel titanium wire, CEL conventional elastomeric ligatures, NCEL nonconventional elastomeric ligatures.