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Table 1 Distribution of implant and patient’s characteristics considering LLLT and control groups

From: Influence of low-level laser therapy on implant stability in implants placed in healed sites: a randomized controlled trial

  LLLT (n=32) Control (n=32) p value
n % n %
Implant regiona 0.281
 Anterior 12 66.7 8 33.3
 Posterior 20 43.5 24 54.5
Implant lengtha 0.193
<10mm 18 56.3 23 71.8
≥10mm 14 43.7 9 28.2
Implant diametera 0.777
<4mm 24 75.0 23 71.9
≥4mm 8 25.0 9 28.1
Smokinga 0.118
Non-smoking 28 87.5 32 100.0
Light (<10 cigarettes/day) 1 3.2 0 0
Heavy (≥10 cigarettes/day) 3 9.3 0 0
Diabetesa 0.740
Yes 27 84.4 26 81.3
No 5 15.6 6 18.7
Hypertensiona 0.001
Yes 19 59.4 30 93.7
No 13 40.6 2 6.3
  Mean SD Mean SD
Ageb 49.6 11.48 50.4 11.04 0.465
Insertion torque (N.cm) b 41.03 17.49 45.43 16.09 0.298
  1. aObtained using chi-square test
  2. bObtained using t test