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Table 3 Morphometric analysis of condylar position by skeletal pattern

From: Spatial analysis of condyle position according to sagittal skeletal relationship, assessed by cone beam computed tomography

Skeletal pattern Measurements Mean  SD  Min  Max S2 p value p(1, 2) p(1, 3) p(2, 3)
1. Class I Upper distance (mm) 3.02 0.58 1.90 3.80 0.34 0.001a 0.001c 0.009c 0.763c
Posterior distance (mm) 6.70 1.00 4.80 8.20 1.02 0.311a 0.502c 0.308c 0.932c
Anterior distance (mm) 2.44 0.50 1.70 3.60 0.25 0.080b 0.033d 0.025d 0.217d
Angle of eminence (deg) 58.19 7.32 46.30 69.50 53.66 <0.001b 0.013d <0.001d 0.004d
Height of eminence (mm) 7.10 0.94 4.70 8.30 0.88 0.041a 0.859c 0.044c 0.134c
2. Class II Upper distance (mm) 2.07 0.22 1.20 3.30 0.39     
Posterior distance (mm) 7.25 1.58 5.10 11.10 2.51     
Anterior distance (mm) 2.05 0.74 1.30 4.00 0.55     
Angle of eminence (deg) 51.14 7.83 36.00 64.70 61.31     
Height of eminence (mm) 6.89 1.15 4.80 8.70 1.32     
3. Class III Upper distance (mm) 2.25 0.80 1.30 3.80 0.64     
Posterior distance (mm) 7.43 1.32 5.40 9.50 1.76     
Anterior distance (mm) 2.25 0.55 1.40 3.60 0.31     
Angle of eminence (deg) 41.49 9.22 28.80 59.40 85.04     
  Height of eminence (mm) 6.07 1.31 9.10 9.10 1.73     
  1. SD, standard deviation; S2, variance. aANOVA, bKruskal-Wallis, cTukey, dMann-Whitney U. p < 0.05.