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Table 3 Pairwise comparison of maturation time intervals within each tested material group

From: The effect of the maturation time of calcium silicate-based cement (Biodentine™) on resin bonding: an in vitro study

Material (I) Maturation time interval (J) Maturation time interval Mean difference (I − J) Std. error Sig.a 95% confidence interval for Differencea
Lower bound Upper bound
BD 12 min 2 weeks − 7.757** .844 4.701−16 − 9.801 − 5.713
72 h − 5.189** .861 1.399−8 − 7.276 − 3.103
72 h 12 min 5.189** .861 4.701−16 3.103 7.276
2 weeks − 2.567* .844 .008 −  4.611 −  .523
2 weeks 12 min 7.757** .844 1.399−8 5.713 9.801
72 h 2.567* .844 .008 .523 4.611
GIC 12 min 2 weeks .322 .826 1.000 − 1.679 2.323
72 h − .282 .826 1.000 − 2.283 1.719
72 h 12 min .282 .826 1.000 − 1.719 2.283
2 weeks .604 .826 1.000 − 1.397 2.605
2 weeks 12 min − .322 .826 1.000 − 2.323 1.679
72 h − .604 .826 1.000 − 2.605 1.397
  1. Dependent variable: Stress at maximum load (MPa)
  2. Based on estimated marginal means
  3. * The mean difference is significant at the .05 level
  4. ** The mean difference is highly significant at the .001 level
  5. aAdjustment for multiple comparisons: Bonferroni test