Table 3

 Mean (SD) percentage of peristaltic contractions in the three groups

Percentage Comparison 95% CI5-150 p Value
Group 167.15 (12.2)Group 1–group 2  2.45 to 25.0p<0.05
Group 253.43 (12.4)Group 1–group 3  2.43 to 27.7p<0.05
Group 352.08 (14.51)Group 2–group 3−11.5  to 14.16p>0.05
  • 5-150 The 95% confidence interval (CI) shows that it is 95% confident that the differences of means between group 1 and group 2, group 1 and group 3, and group 2 and group 3 lie between 2.45 and 25, 2.43 and 27.7, and −11.5 and 14.16, respectively, for the mean percentages of peristaltic activity during the total period.