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Table 8 Questionnaire assessing pain, sick leave, performance, ability to eat, sleep and speak, at 1 month

From: Patient’s perception of recovery after maxillary sinus floor augmentation with autogenous bone graft compared with composite grafts: a single-blinded randomized controlled trial

Question Autogenous bone graft 1:1 autogenous bone graft and DPBM 1:1 autogenous bone graft and BBGM p-value
Mean (range), SD Mean (range), SD Mean (range), SD
In how many days have you had pain after surgery? 3.1 (0–8), 2.4 3.1 (0–10), 2.9 4.2 (0–20), 5.7 0.60
In how many days have you been on sick leave from daily activities such as work, school, etc., due to pain? 0.2 (0–3), 0.7 1.0 (0–7), 2.0 1.0 (0–4), 1.5 0.16
Did the operation affect your performance of your daily work? (VAS: 0–100) 20.2 (0–100), 35.1 13.8 (0–100), 28.3 18.0 (0–100), 34.1 0.82
In how many days have you been affected in your work? 1.4 (0–7), 2.2 1.5 (0–7), 2.4 0.9 (0–4), 1.4 0.61
Have you been able to eat a normal diet in the postoperative period? (VAS: 0–100) 58.4 (0–100), 41.4 50.5 (0–100), 45.2 56.1 (0–100), 42.6 0.84
In how many days have you been unable to eat your normal diet? 3.3 (0–14), 3.4 3.7 (0–14), 3.7 2.2 (0–7), 2.2 0.31
Have you noticed changes in your speech after surgery? (VAS: 0–100) 3.3 (0–58), 12.9 5.3 (0–73), 17.4 10.2 (0–100), 28.5 0.56
In how many days have you noticed changes in your speech? 0.4 (0–7), 1.6 1.5 (0–14), 4.3 0.4 (0–3), 0.8 0.33
Have you had trouble sleeping at night after surgery? (VAS: 0–100) 15.0 (0–100), 32.6 21.2 (0–100), 36.2 21.0 (0–100), 35.4 0.81
In how many days have your night's sleep been affected? 0.9 (0–7), 1.8 1.2 (0–7), 2.3 0.7 (0–5), 1.3 0.69
  1. BBGM biphasic bone graft material, DPBM deproteinized porcine bone mineral, MSFA maxillary sinus floor augmentation, SD standard deviation, VAS visual analogue scale (0 = minimal to 100 = maximum)