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Table 1 Mean baseline L*, a*, b* values for teeth assigned to each group

From: Extrinsic tooth staining potential of high dose and sustained release iron syrups on primary teeth

Value Mean (+/− SD) Sig*
Control FF FOP FF + FOP
L* 80.81 (+/− 1.7) 80.28(+/−2.1) 80.49(+/−2.3) 80.87(+/−2.5) .921
a* .278(+/−1.04) .374(+/−1.02) .178(+/−1.0) .243(+/−.96) .978
b* 15.82(+/−2.6) 16.14(+/−2.6) 17.64(+/−2.9) 16.88(+/−2.4) .421
  1. * significance calculated using the One-Way ANOVA