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Table 1 Summary, biomechanical data, individualized-setting group

From: Improving results in rat fracture models: enhancing the efficacy of biomechanical testing by a modification of the experimental setup

  Total Light (< 400 g) Heavy (> 400 g) Light vs. Heavy
N = 40 N = 22 N = 18
Lenght (mm) 38.9 (±4.1) 35.5 (±1.3) 43.1 (±1.6) p < 0.001
Failure load (N) 175.4 (±45.2) 138.1 (±16.38) 221.0 (±18.95) p < 0.001
Stiffness (N/mm) 315.6 (±63.0) 280.8 (±59.85) 358.1 (±34.64) p = 0.0003
  1. Means and standard deviations of length, failure load and stiffness. Total and subgroups of light and heavy animals separately