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Table 6 Amount of tooth movement during buccal tipping in the two study groups

From: The effect of two different types of forces on possible root resorption in relation to dentin phosphoprotein levels: a single-blind, split-mouth, randomized controlled trial

  Continuous force Intermittent force Mean difference (SD) 95% CI WSR
P value
Mean ± SD 2.13 ± 1.55 1.00 ± 0.84 1.13 (1.19) 0.13, 2.12 0.03*
Median (IQR) 2.00 (0.50, 3.75) 0.75 (0.50, 1.75)
  1. WSR Wilcoxon signed rank test, SD standard deviation, CI confidence interval
  2. *Statistically significant at P value < 0.05