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Table 1 Mean dislodgement forces in grams with standard deviation of poorly fitting mandibular complete dentures without adhesive and at various time intervals with the use of denture adhesives

From: Comparing the effect of three denture adhesives on the retention of mandibular complete dentures for diabetic patients (randomized clinical trial)

  Mean SD SE Min Max C.V%
Without adhesive 483.1 54.872 17.352 395 577 11.358
Fittydent adhesive paste Baseline 1024.2 81.194 25.676 918 1177 7.927
1 h 1119.3 85.69 27.10 1018 1277 7.656
2 h 1207 76.540 24.204 1090 1312 6.341
Protefix adhesive cream Baseline 825.9 58.847 18.609 723 919 7.125
1 h 931.6 48.277 15.266 858 1011 5.182
2 h 973.1 48.367 15.295 890 1020 4.970
Corega adhesive cream Baseline 810.5 54.195 17.138 736 911 6.686
1 h 911.3 47.609 15.05 839 996 5.224
2 h 967.3 73.87 23.36 873 1110 7.636