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Table 5 Subgroup analysis considering occlusal and occlusoproximal restorations considering the survival of restorations performed with hand-mixed or encapsulated glass ionomer cement

From: Survival rate of primary molar restorations is not influenced by hand mixed or encapsulated GIC: 24 months RCT

Trial groups Survival proportion
%
SE HR (95%CI) p
Occlusal restorations
Hand-mixed group 71.4 0.05 1.00 0.281
Encapsulated group 77.6 0.05 0.70 (0.36 to 1.35)  
Occlusoproximal restorations
Hand-mixed group 34.3 0.08 1.00 0.717
Encapsulated group 30.2 0.07 1.10 (0.66 to 1.81)  
  1. SE = Standard Error; HR = Hazard ratio; 95%CI = 95% confidence interval
  2. *p value calculated by Cox regression with shared frailty adjusted by type of restoration (Occlusal or Occlusoproximal)