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Table 5 Descriptive statistic: skeletal measures

From: Comparison between rapid and mixed maxillary expansion through an assessment of dento-skeletal effects on posteroanterior cephalometry

  Initial Change after treatment Final
RME group MME group   RME group MME group RME group T0 MME  
T0 T0   T1-T0 T1-T0 T1 T1  
Skeletal measure (mm) Mean SD Mean SD pvalue T1 pvalue Mean pvalue Mean SD Mean SD pvalue
eu-eu 146.26 5.16 148.10 4.32 ns 0.72 ns 0.71 ns 146.98 5.22 148.81 4.13 ns
lo-lo 91.52 4.18 90.95 7.03 ns 1.53 ns 2.24 ns 93.05 4.33 93.19 6.86 ns
mo-mo 22.90 2.07 23.57 1.68 ns 0.74 ns 1.01 ns 23.64 1.91 24.58 1.79 ns
zyg-zyg 120.88 4.76 122.64 4.33 ns 2.50 ns 2.91 ns 123.38 4.84 125.55 5.51 ns
cdl-cdl 114.76 4.72 115.10 3.45 ns 1.81 ns 2.21 ns 116.57 4.55 117.31 3.62 ns
zmd-zmd 106.05 6.68 107.40 4.71 ns 1.71 ns 1.58 ns 107.76 6.40 108.98 4.76 ns
ln-ln 26.36 1.89 26.67 2.04 ns 2.85 *** 2.97 *** 29.21 1.61 29.64 2.64 ns
mmd-mmd 78.98 4.23 80.55 2.84 ns 2.16 ns 1.71 ns 81.14 3.75 82.26 2.77 ns
mx-mx 59.79 2.59 60.26 4.79 ns 6.07 *** 6.57 *** 65.86 3.12 66.83 5.76 ns
ma-ma 108.31 6.11 109.50 6.01 ns 1.31 ns 3.24 ns 109.62 5.03 112.74 7.51 ns
go-go 87.57 4.20 89.48 4.78 ns 1.45 ns 1.54 ns 89.02 4.65 91.02 4.65 ns
ag-ag 81.60 3.44 81.74 4.77 ns 1.90 ns 2.47 ns 83.50 3.23 84.21 5.04 ns
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001; ns, not significant.