Skip to main content

Table 2 Mean ± SD of ulcer size and pain intensity during the study days in the two groups

From: Evaluation of cinnamaldehyde mucoadhesive patches on minor recurrent aphthous stomatitis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial

Variable Days Group P-value P-value
Cinnamaldehyde Placebo
Ulcer size (millimeters) 0 4.4 ± 1.5 4.5 ± 1.47 0.666  < 0.001*
3 2.27 ± 1.35 4.8 ± 1.33  < 0.001 *
5 0.59 ± 0.95 2.81 ± 1.65  < 0.001 *
7 0.04 ± 0.21 1.5 ± 1.26  < 0.001 *
P-value  < 0.001 *  < 0.001 *  
Pain intensity (after meals) 0 6.77 ± 2.18 8.0 ± 1.34 0.07  < 0.001*
1 5.5 ± 2.62 7.17 ± 1.35 0.024 *
2 3.79 ± 2/32 7.02 ± 1.71  < 0.001 *
3 2.08 ± 1.86 6.1 ± 1.8  < 0.001 *
4 0.98 ± 1.28 4.98 ± 2.18  < 0.001 *
5 0.32 ± 0.74 3.97 ± 2  < 0.001 *
6 0.0 ± 0.0 2.43 ± 1.72  < 0.001 *
7 0.0 ± 0.0 1.21 ± 1.28  < 0.001 *
P-value  < 0.001 *  < 0.001 *