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Table 6 Percentage distributions of the maturation stages of the mandibular second molar among different growth phases

From: The diagnostic performance of dental maturity for identification of the circumpubertal growth phases: a meta-analysis

Growth phase Dental Stage Başaran et al.[23] Chen et al.[28] Sukhia and Fida[31] Różyło-Kalinowska et al.[30] Kumar et al.[29] Perinetti et al.[20] Overall
Pre-pubertal D 11.7% 1.0% 4.5% 2.4% 5.7% 18.4% 5.4% (2.6-10.8)
E 9.8% 6.3% 11.1% 4.6% 19.7% 21.8% 10.8% (6.6-17.3)
F 5.8% 19.5% 14.5% 8.8% 5.7% 10.5% 10.0% (6.7-14.6)
G 0.5% 11.9% 15.3% 19.0% 0.7% 7.9% 6.7% (3.7-11.9)
H 0 1.0% 1.3% 0.3% 0 0.3% 0.5% (0.2-1.2)
Pubertal D 0.5% 0.3% 0 0 0 0.6% 0.4% (0.2-0.7)
E 2.5% 1.3% 2.9% 1.1% 0.7% 1.4% 1.7% (1.1-2.6)
F 4.2% 13.9% 5.0% 4.3% 21.7% 4.2% 7.2% (3.6-13.8)
G 12.7% 23.2% 25.8% 28.0% 22.0% 10.5% 19.6% (14.3-26.2)
H 10.2% 4.6% 13.7% 3.3% 0.3% 4.2% 5.3% (2.9-9.4)
Post-pubertal D 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1% (0.0-0.4)
E 0 0.3% 0 0 0 0 0.2% (0.1-0.4)
F 0 2.0% 0.3% 0.6% 0 1.7% 0.7% (0.3-1.7)
G 9.0% 7.9% 1.8% 17.0% 2.3% 8.2% 6.5% (3.7-11.2)
H 28.5% 6.6% 3.9% 11.0% 21.3% 10.5% 11.6% (6.5-19.9)
  1. Percentage distributions were computed for the whole sample within each study. Overall percentage distributions are shown as means (95% CI).