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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the in vitro shear bond strength (MPa)

From: Effect of enamel protective agents on shear bond strength of orthodontic brackets

  Number Mean SD Minimum Maximum
Transbond XT + ICON + H3PO4 a,d 10 20.2 ±4.6 11.0 28.6
Transbond XT + ICON + SEPbd 10 17.6 ±4.1 13.3 23.7
Transbond XT + Clinpro + H3PO4 a 10 21.3 ±6.6 13.4 34.2
Transbond XT + Clinpro + SEPc 10 11.2 ±3.5 5.6 15.0
Transbond XT + primer + H3PO4 a,d 10 21.1 ±7.5 11.2 34.7
Transbond XT + SEPa,d 10 20.2 ±4.0 14.0 25.9
  1. F = 6.07; P = .000. Mean values in each row with the same letter are not significantly different at P ≤ .05.