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Table 2 ASSQ scorings of patients of the four groups till 120-min after recovery of anesthesia

From: Preoperative oral melatonin can reduce preoperative anxiety and postoperative analgesia in a dose-dependent manner

Group Time
Medication ∆ASSQ After recovery
Before 1 h after 30 min 60 min 90 min 120 min
P
 Value 22.5±4.7 21.3±4.3 5.1±6.6 18.3±3.6 14.9±3.3 11.9±2.7 9.5±2.4
M1
 Value 23±5.8 16±6.8 33.4±14.9 13.3±6 10.7±4.8 8.2±4.1 6.3±3.6
 P1 0.685 0.0002 <0.0001 0.00008 0.00006 0.00004 0.00004
M2
 Value 25±5.5 13.6±4.4 45.8±12 10.2±3.4 7.2±2.4 5±1.9 2.4±1
 P1 0.055 <0.00001 <0.00001 <0.00001 <0.00001 <0.00001 <0.00001
 P2 0.144 0.088 0.0003 0.01 0.0003 0.0001 <0.0001
Z
 Value 24±4.7 15.3±4.3 36.4±10.7 12.5±4.1 9.7±3.1 6.7±2.7 3.9±2.3
 P1 0.182 <0.00001 <0.00001 <0.00001 <0.00001 <0.00001 <0.00001
 P2 0.431 0.646 0.352 0.512 0.32 0.084 0.0017
 P3 0.417 0.097 0.0009 0.0117 0.0004 0.0025 0.0004
  1. Data are presented as mean±SD; p value indicates the significance of variance between groups according to one-way ANOVA test for parametric variables. p>0.05 indicates non-significant difference; p<0.05 indicates significant difference
  2. P1 Significance of difference versus group P, P2 Significance of difference versus group M1, P3 Significance of difference versus group M2