Table 3: The effects of treatment variables on outcome.

Treatment outcome (%)
SuccessFailure

Obturation techniqueNS
 CBO29 (83)6 (17)
 Lateral compaction29 (81)7 (19)
Tooth type
 Anterior27 (87)4 (13)
 Premolar23 (92)2 (8)
 Molar8 (53)7 (47)
Number of canals
 Single43 (88)6 (12)
 Multiple15 (68)7 (32)
Preop pulp statusNS ( )
 Vital45 (87)7 (13)
 Necrotic13 (68)6 (32)
Preop apical periodontitisNS ( )
 Yes9 (69)4 (31)
 No52 (90)6 (10)
RestorationNS
 Extracoronal38 (78)11 (22)
 Intracoronal20 (91)2 (9)
PostNS
 Yes28 (88)4 (12)
 No30 (77)9 (23)
Length of obturationNS
 Acceptable (0–2 mm from apex)48 (83)10 (17)
 Long (beyond apex)10 (83)2 (17)
 Short (>2 mm from apex)0 (0)1 (100)
Presence of voidsNS
 Apical7 (70)3 (30)
 Middle16 (89)2 (11)
 Coronal1 (50)1 (50)
 None34 (83)7 (17)
SexNS
 Male15 (71)6 (29)
 Female43 (86)7 (14)
Age (median)45.545NS
Recall interval (median)837858NS
Interappointment time (median)7.511NS
Days to restoration (median)20.572NS ( )

NS: not statistically significant .