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Table 2 Adjusted differences in outcome measures between arms

From: Sutureless socket technique after removal of third molars: a multicentric, open, randomized controlled trial

Pain D3 (VAS) Estimate Standard error T value p-value
Arm (Suture) − 0.05 0.43 − 0.121 0.904
Center (Montpellier) 0.57 0.49 1.145 0.255
Center (Perpignan) 0.52 0.79 0.656 0.513
Age 0.06 0.08 0.737 0.463
Smoking 1.94 0.72 2.695 0.0084*
Pain D31 (VAS)
Arm (Suture) − 0.003 0.06 − 0.047 0.962
Center (Montpellier) − 0.03 0.07 − 0.477 0.634
Center (Perpignan) − 0.05 0.12 − 0.388 0.699
Age − 0.01 0.01 − 1.057 0.294
Smoking 0.11 0.10 1.093 0.277
Operating time (min)
Arm (Without Suture) − 3.64 1.80 − 2.020 0.046*
Center (Montpellier) 17.38 2.05 8.478  < 0.001
Center (Perpignan) − 6.26 3.36 − 1.865 0.065
Edema D0 (mm)
Arm (Without Suture) − 1.65 1.09 − 1.513 0.134
Center (Montpellier) 1.21 1.24 0.976 0.332
Center (Perpignan) 0.79 1.0 0.397 0.692
Edema D3 (mm)
Arm (Without Suture) − 1.42 1.69 − 0.842 0.402
Center (Montpellier) 1.37 1.93 0.712 0.478
Center (Perpignan) − 0.69 3.10 − 0.223 0.824
Edema D31 (mm)
Arm (Without Suture) 1.677 2.43 0.690 0.492
Center (Montpellier) − 2.92 2.75 − 1.062 0.291
Center (Perpignan) 1.04 4.69 0.222 0.825
GOHAI score D0
Arm (Without Suture) 1.12 1.07 1.039 0.301
Center (Montpellier) 0.021 1.24 0.017 0.987
Center (Perpignan) 5.14 1.98 2.598 0.011*
GOHAI score D31
Arm (Without Suture) 0.89 1.76 0.506 0.614
Center (Montpellier) 3.74 1.99 1.877 0.064
Center (Perpignan) 7.49 3.39 2.210 0.030*
GOHAI score D31− D3
Arm (Without Suture) 0.32 1.89 0.169 0.866
Center (Montpellier) 3.43 2.18 1.575 0.119
Center (Perpignan) 2.71 3.60 0.754 0.453
Trismus D0 (mm)
Arm (Without Suture) 5.98 4.25 1.406 0.163
Center (Montpellier) 4.93 4.81 1.025 0.308
Center (Perpignan) 2.42 7.71 0.314 0.754
Trismus D3 (mm)
Arm (Without Suture) 1.75 4.47 0.392 0.696
Center (Montpellier) − 1.81 5.08 − 0.356 0.723
Center (Perpignan) 15.61 8.15 1.916 0.059
Trismus D31 (mm)
Arm (Without Suture) 2.61 3.87 0.674 0.502
Center (Montpellier) − 12.06 4.36 − 2.765 0.007*
Center (Perpignan) 2.44 7.41 0.329 0.743
Complications
Arm (Suture) 0.69 0.50 1.374 0.170
Center (Montpellier) 0.41 0.54 0.748 0.454
Center (Perpignan) − 0.35 1.13 − 0.309 0.758
Smoking 1.29 0.58 2.251 0.024*
  1. * means p value ≤ 0.05
  2. Data are adjusted according to center, age and smoking status