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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants

From: Masticatory performances and maximum occlusal forces of immediate and conventional loaded two-implant supported overdentures retained by magnetic attachments: preliminary study of randomized controlled clinical trial

Characteristics Immediate group (n=10) Conventional group (n=9) Total (n=19) P value
Age (SD) 69.2 (10.6) 66.6 (9.1) 68.4 (9.9) 0.57
Gender 6 men 3 men 9 men 0.25
4 women 6 women 10 women
ACP classification     0.89
I 2 2 4
II 3 2 5
III 4 3 7
IV 1 2 3
Maxillary occlusion status 3 dentulous 2 dentulous 5 dentulous  
7 edentulous 7 edentulous 14 edentulous
  1. SD standard deviation, ACP American College of Prosthodontists
  2. Independent sample t-test
  3. Chi-square test