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Table 5 Mean ratings of postoperative dental pain related to preoperative pain and the total number of teeth treated

From: Postoperative dental morbidity in children following dental treatment under general anesthesia

  Preoperative dental pain Total number of teeth treated
No (N = 31) Yes (N = 25) p value < 14 (N = 22) 14 (N = 34) p value
Day 0 3.03 ± 2.36 4.08 ± 2.80 0.180 2.82 ± 2.52 3.94 ± 2.58 0.049*
Day 1 2.52 ± 1.93 3.28 ± 1.62 0.122 1.91 ± 1.80 3.47 ± 1.58 0.002*
Day 3 0.77 ± 1.33 1.20 ± 1.30 0.135 0.55 ± 1.10 1.24 ± 1.39 0.045*
Day 7 0.13 ± 0.50 0.08 ± 0.40 0.688 0.00 ± 0.00 0.18 ± 0.58 0.156
Day 14 0.00 ± 0.00 0.00 ± 0.00 1.000 0.00 ± 0.00 0.00 ± 0.00 1.000
  1. *p < 0.05 (Mann-Whitney U test)