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Table 4 Findings of statistical analysis

From: Biomechanical testing of transcapsular meniscal repair

The subject of comparison Widening after cyclic load Ultimate failure load Stiffness
Suture techniques
  Group 1 vs. Group 5 *P = 0.035 *P = 0.001 P = 0.442
  Group 4 vs. Group 7 P = 0.734 P = 0.921 P = 0.921
Suture methods
 (A) vertical vs. horizontal suture
  Group 1 vs. Group 4 *P = 0.002 P = 0.247 P = 0.762
  Group 5 vs. Group 7 P = 0.278 *P = 0.018 P = 0.829
 (B) parallel vs. stacked suture
  Group 2 vs. Group 3 P = 0.622 *P = 0.002 P = 0.131
Number of sutures
  Group 1 vs. Group 2 P = 0.762 *P = 0.001 P = 0.462
  Group 5 vs. Group 6 P = 0.09 *P = 0.022 *P = 0.036
  1. *There was statistically the significant difference between two groups. (p < .05)