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Table 3 Comparison of P values in masticatory performance and maximum occlusal force within each group

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

  P value
3 years 4 years 5 years
Color-changeable chewing gum
 Immediate 0.036* 0.054 0.054
 Conventional 0.054 0.084 0.129
Gummy jelly
 Immediate 0.075 0.174 0.312
 Conventional 0.342 0.504 0.501
Maximum occlusal force
 Immediate 0.075 0.189 0.054
 Conventional 0.054 0.138 0.138
  1. The P values for difference in masticatory performance (color-changeable chewing gum, gummy jelly) and maximum occlusal force within each group between baseline to 3, 4, and 5-year evaluation time point
  2. *P value < 0.05