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Table 3 Results of the multivariate meta-analysis

From: Disease severity, debridement approach and timing of drug modify outcomes of adjunctive azithromycin in non-surgical management of chronic periodontitis: a multivariate meta-analysis

Interacrtions in the full model = Outcome*Baseline Value, Outcome*S/RSD Type, Outcome*Timing
Parameter Estimated SMD P value 95% C.I
Outcome: CAL 0.17 0.76 -0.92-1.26
Outcome: PPD 1.17 0.01 0.27–2.07*
Baseline Value 0.01 0.87 −0.10-0.12
S/RSD Type: PMD (reference value = FMD) 0.22 0.50 −0.42-0.86
Timing: Pre-therapy (reference value = Post-Therapy) 0.13 0.72 −0.57-0.83
PPD*Baseline 0.11 < 0.01 0.08–0.15***
PPD*S/RSD Type PMD −1.25 < 0.01 −1.73--0.78***
PPD*Timing: Pre-therapy −1.18 < 0.01 −1.48--0.87***
Model Statistics
Log Likelihood ratio Deviance AIC BIC
−38.06 76.13 94.20 99.88
Variance Components: Study, number of levels = 09, Estimated 휎2 value: 0.10
Test for Residual Heterogeneity, Moderators and Model Comparison
Test for Residual Heterogeneity: QE (df = 14) = 88.50, p -value < 0.01 Test of Moderators: QM (df = 8) = 150.03, p-value < 0.01 Model comparsion with null model without moderators (ANOVA)
  AIC Log Likelihood ratio Likelihood Ratio Test Statistic P value Model QE
Full model (df = 9) 94.20 −38.06    88.50
Reduced (df = 3) 185.23 −89.54 103.10 < 0.01 201.50
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, *** p < 0.0001, Significant values in bold font