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Table 3 Comparison of the intervention and control groups, concerning the performance of oral hygiene based on sex, before and after the intervention

From: A randomized controlled trial of an educational intervention to promote oral and dental health of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Group
Sex
Intervention N = 60 (Female = 40, Male = 20)P-valueaControl N = 60 (Female = 36, Male = 24)P-valuea
Before interventionAfter interventionBefore interventionAfter intervention
sexFemale2.22 ± 0.523.19 ± 0.580.0252.35 ± 0.502.39 ± 0.580.18
Male2.40 ± 0.542.88 ± 0.650.422.17 ± 0.552.30 ± 0.610.36
P-valueb0.780.89 0.990.88 
  1. aWilcoxon test
  2. bMann-Whitney test