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Table 2 Comparison of ISQ between the 3 groups in five different times

From: Does the systemic administration of l-arginine affect dental implant stability in nicotine consumer dogs?

ISQ Group p value
a: nicotine b: nicotine+l-arg c: no nicotine no l-arg Total a, b a, c b, c
Baseline 78.0 ± 2.6 73.5 ± 2.3 72.2 ± 3.1 0.001 0.009 0.001 0.609
Week 1 74.8 ± 4.5 67.4 ± 8.3 65.4 ± 4.1 0.035 0.077 0.048 0.970
Week 2 68.0 ± 7.3 61.6 ± 6.7 68.5 ± 4.17 0.072
Week 3 77.3 ± 4.5 63.5 ± 4.9 63.5 ± 9.0 0.001 0.003 0.003 > 0.999
Week 4 80.0 ± 3.7 68.1 ± 9.5 75.6 ± 6.9 0.011 0.009 0.452 0.114
p value Linear 0.158 0.213 0.616     
Quadratic < 0.001 0.016 < 0.001     
  1. Data were presented as mean ± SD; column p value, extract from one-way ANOVA and Tukey post hoc; row p value, extract from repeated measure ANOVA