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Table 3 Reasons for replacing the missing tooth compared with control group who received no replacement.

From: Single-tooth replacement: factors affecting different prosthetic treatment modalities

  Fixed Removable Implant Control Total
  N % N % N % N % N %
Attention of others           
Yes 22 (44) 34 (68) 20 (40) 11 (22) 87 (43.5)
No 28 (56) 16 (32) 30 (60) 39 (78) 113 (58.5)
P- Value Vs control 0.0193 < 0.0001 0.0517     
Esthetic Reason           
Yes 47 (94) 44 (88) 38 (76) 4 (8) 133 (66.5)
No 3 (6) 6 (12) 12 (24) 46 (92) 67 (33.5)
P- Value Vs control < 0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001     
Functional Reason           
Yes 47 (94) 45 (90) 46 (92) 3 (6) 141 (70.5)
No 3 (6) 5 (10) 4 (8) 47 (94) 59 (29.5)
P- Value Vs control < 0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001     
Replacement will do periodontal trauma       
Yes 2 (4) 1 (2) 1 (2) 9 (18) 13 (6.5)
No 48 (96) 49 (98) 49 (98) 41 (82) 187 (93.5)
P- Value Vs control 0.0253 0.0076 0.0076     
Missing tooth should be replaced        
Yes 48 (96) 49 (98) 50 (100) 42 (84) 189 (94.5)
No 2 (4) 1 (2) 0 (0) 8 (16) 11 (5.5)
P- Value Vs control 0.0455 0.0144 0.0032     
Bad Oral hygiene           
Yes 28 (56) 24 (48) 32 (64) 29 (58) 113 (56.5)
No 22 (44) 26 (52) 18 (36) 21 (42) 87 (43.5)
P- Value Vs control 0.8399 0.3164 0.5385