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Kruskal-Wallis and Mann-Whitney U tests were used to compare pattern of traumatic dental injuries and type of teeth involved.
The Mann-Whitney U test was calculated for the scores of CBCL in somatic complaints tendency aspect of children with unintentional poisoning and without poisoning.
IL-6 level of the 3rd hour group (7.88 ng/mg) was significantly higher than that of the control group (1.69 ng/mg) and all other noise groups (2.24, 1.34, and 0.80 ng/mg, respectively) (p<0.05 Mann-Whitney U test) (Figure 2).
The Mann-Whitney U test in the SPSS statistical program was performed in two parts.
The live passage-0 cell number per colony of synovium from knee and hip was 2.3 [+ or -] 1.4 and 3.8 [+ or -] 2.8, respectively (x [10.sup.5] cells/mg, P = 0.23, Mann-Whitney U test).
The median serum interleukin-6 concentration was lower among the female participants compared to the male counterparts, with median values of 3.74pg/mL (0.00-171.00 pg/mL) and 2.36pg/mL (0.00-45.31 pg/mL) among the male and female participants, respectively (p = 0.88, Mann-Whitney U test).
Table 6 shows the mean ranks of each of the four attributes found to be significant through the Mann-Whitney U test.
Proportions were calculated for different options and among male and female differences in opinion Mann-Whitney U test was applied.
As seen in the Table 1, the Mann-Whitney U test results show that the fluent writing levels of the 5th and 6th grade pupils differ significantly depending on whether they are placed in setting with or without music (U=69,500, p<.05).
If there are two groups being compared, a researcher can choose to use the Mann-Whitney U test. It is much like the parametric /-test, but it is based on medians instead of means.
For a pair-wise comparison of qualitative data, the chi-square and Fisher's absolute chi-square tests were run, whereas the Mann-Whitney U test was used for the pair-wise comparison of quantitative and non-normally distributed data.
PCHL was significantly different between K13 wild-type (n = 13, median 4.3 h) and mutant (n = 20, median = 7.2 h) alleles (p<0.01 by Mann-Whitney U test).