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Table 5 The secondary outcome measure of Immediate and sustained treatment response in DH on visual analogue scale using mechanical stimulus

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 0.002π
 (Mean scores ± SD) 5.10 ± 1.88 4.20 ± 1.70 4.65 ± 1.87 5.65 ± 1.49
 (p value)ψ < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
Day 3 0.110π
 (Mean scores ± SD) 4.90 ± 1.48 3.15 ± 1.95 3.90 ± 2.31 5.55 ± 1.46
 (p value)ψ < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
Week 2 0.002π
 (Mean scores ± SD) 3.45 ± 1.84 3.10 ± 2.19 3.60 ± 2.25 5.45 ± 1.57
 (p value)ψ < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
Week 4 0.001π
 (Mean scores ± SD) 2.90 ± 2.07 2.45 ± 2.16 3.10 ± 2.19 5.00 ± 1.68
 (p value)ψ < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
Week 6 0.001π
 (Mean scores ± SD) 2.35 ± 2.00 2.15 ± 1.92 3.05 ± 2.04 4.55 ± 1.95
 (p value)ψ < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
(p value)ω < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001  
  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. ψWilcoxon Signed-Rank Test; πKruskal–Wallis test; ωFriedman test; p values were considered significant at 0.05