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Table 4 Intergroup and intragroup comparison of fluorescence loss (Q) values at various time intervals

From: Comparative evaluation of Icon® resin infiltration and Clinpro™ XT varnish on colour and fluorescence changes of white spot lesions: a randomized controlled trial

  Q values of Icon® resin infiltration Q values of Clinpro™ XT varnish Intergroup comparison Intragroup comparison
Icon® resin infiltration Clinpro™ XT varnish
T0 4.48 ± 1.42 4.60 ± 1.29 p = 0.498 T0 vs T1, p = 0.000** T0 vs T1, p = 0.000**
T1 2.84 ± 1.53 3.14 ± 1.20 p = 0.094 T1 vs T2, p = 0.000** T1 vs T2, p = 0.000**
T2 2.06 ± 1.05 2.05 ± 0.83 p = 0.935 T2 vs T3, p = 0.000** T2 vs T3, p = 0.000**
T3 1.48 ± 0.81 1.51 ± 0.72 p = 0.767 T0 vs T3, p = 0.000** T0 vs T3, p = 0.000**
Adjacent Sound Enamel 1.06 ± 0.58 1.08 ± 0.51 p = 0.80 T3 adjacent sound enamel, p = 0.050 T3 adjacent sound enamel, p = 0.016*
  1. Statistical tests: intergroup comparison—independent Student’s t test; intragroup comparison—one-way repeated measures ANOVA
  2. Q fluorescence loss, T0 before intervention, T1 immediate after intervention, T2 3 months, T3 6 months
  3. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01