Table 1: The difference (decrease) in speech understanding between the “Abutment” and the “Magnet 3” transmission paths is not statistically significantly different between the two subgroups SSD and MIX either in quiet or in noise.

MeasurementGroup SSD
(mean ± SD)
Group MIX
(mean ± SD)
Difference between groups

Speech in quiet15.0 ± 20.8%6.6 ± 8.3%8.4% ( )
Speech in noise−0.8 ± 1.8 dB0.2 ± 2.9 dB−1.0 dB ( )