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Table 4 Findings of immunoreactivity density of TRAP staining of the cervical half of the mesial root

From: Effects of 405-, 532-, 650-, and 940-nm wavelengths of low-level laser therapies on orthodontic tooth movement in rats

Group/variable Immunoreactivity density 95% confidence interval for mean p Group/variable Immunoreactivity density 95% confidence interval for mean p
Mean S.D. Lower bound Upper bound Mean S.D. Lower bound Upper bound
TRAP-M NC 97,489.83 10,017.30 86,977.32 108,002.34 0.002* TRAP-D NC 99,006.67 9034.43 89,525.62 108,487.72 0.188
PC 109,420.33 8769.17 100,217.65 118,623.02 PC 113,892.17 18,793.44 94,169.67 133,614.67
405 nm 91,678.83 7313.39 84,003.90 99,353.77 405 nm 98,290.83 13,332.86 84,298.86 112,282.81
532 nm 94,642.00 7232.19 87,052.28 102,231.72 532 nm 96,798.67 12,373.72 83,813.24 109,784.09
650 mm 87,169.17 4934.65 81,990.56 92,347.77 650 mm 96,944.50 11,276.09 85,110.97 108,778.03
940 nm 98,521.00 11,046.92 86,927.97 110,114.03 940 nm 10,2087.83 7718.58 93,987.68 110,187.99
Pairwise comparisons, p values
TRAP-M NC-PC NC-405 nm NC-532 nm NC-650 nm NC-940 nm PC-405 nm PC-532 nm PC-650 nm PC-940 nm 405–532 nm 405–650 nm 405–940 nm 532–650 nm 532–940 nm 650–940 nm
0.174 0.838 0.991 0.308 1.000 0.012* 0.052 0.001* 0.254 0.990 0.937 0.726 0.648 0.966 0.216
  1. TRAP-M immunoreactivity density of TRAP staining in the mesial side, TRAP-D immunoreactivity density of TRAP staining in the distal side, NC negative control group, PC positive control group, S.D. standard deviation
  2. Significant degree: *p < 0.05