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Table 1 Descriptive and statistical values for total bacterial count measurements between intragroup sessions (SD = standard deviation)

From: In vivo and in vitro analysis in a rat model using zoledronate and alendronate medication: microbiological and scanning electron microscopy findings on peri-implant rat tissue

Tukey's multiple comparisons test Titanium implant Zirconia implant Tooth
Zoledronic acid
Mean 2.73E+03 3.83E+03 1.17E+03
SD 4.54E+02 6.81E+02 1.12E+03
Session 1 versus Session 2 0.99 0.99 0.74
Session 1 versus Session 3 0.95 0.99 0.99
Session 2 versus Session 3 0.99 1.00 0.83
Alendronic acid
Mean 6.96E+03 9.73E+03 4.15E+03
SD 1.77E+03 4.75E+03 1.86E+03
Session 1 versus Session 2 0.81 0.99 0.57
Session 1 versus Session 3 0.60 0.50 0.93
Session 2 versus Session 3 0.93 0.61 0.35
Control
Mean 9.41E+03 1.76E+04 4.02E+03
SD 5.36E+03 1.60E+04 1.52E+03
Session 1 versus Session 2 0.55 0.71 0.49
Session 1 versus Session 3 0.41 0.01 0.89
Session 2 versus Session 3 0.16 < 0.01 0.79
  1. A p value of < 0.05 was considered statistically significant