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Table 3 The primary outcome measure of Immediate and sustained treatment response relative to baseline in DH using Schiff cold air sensitivity scale

From: Comparative efficacy of BioMin-F, Colgate Sensitive Pro-relief and Sensodyne Rapid Action in relieving dentin hypersensitivity: a randomized controlled trial

Post-application efficacy intervals Group A Group B Group C Group D p value
Immediate < 0.001¥
 (Mean scores ± SD) 2.03 ± 0.70 1.34 ± 0.68 1.57 ± 0.81 2.17 ± 0.61
 (p value)β < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.001
 Percent change from baseline (%) 18.1 45.7 37.6 15.2
Day 3 0.016¥
 (Mean scores ± SD) 1.91 ± 0.73 1.81 ± 0.59 1.81 ± 0.53 2.19 ± 0.60
 (p value)β < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.003
 Percent change from baseline (%) 22.9 25.5 24.4 10.2
Week 2 < 0.001¥
 (Mean scores ± SD) 1.25 ± 0.71 1.30 ± 0.58 1.56 ± 0.70 2.12 ± 0.68
(p value)β < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.001
 Percent change from baseline (%) 48.9 46.9 37.2 14.2
Week 4 < 0.001¥
 (Mean scores ± SD) 1.03 ± 0.70 1.09 ± 0.62 1.33 ± 0.64 1.91 ± 0.71
 (p value)β < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
 Percent change from baseline (%) 58.5 55.8 45.4 22.5
Week 6 < 0.001¥
 (Mean scores ± SD) 0.97 ± 0.68 0.97 ± 0.68 1.18 ± 0.57 1.82 ± 0.67
 (p value)β < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
 Percent change from baseline (%) 61.1 60.1 53.4 25.0
  1. Group A received BioMin F™. Group B received Colgate Sensitive Pro relief™. Group C received Sensodyne Rapid Action™. Group D received Colgate Total™
  2. SD standard deviation
  3. βPaired sample T-test; ¥one Way ANOVA; p values were considered significant at 0.05