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Table 6 Descriptive statistic: dental 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 MME group  
T0 T0   T1-T0 T1-T0 T1 T1  
Dental measure (mm/°) Mean SD Mean SD pvalue Mean pvalue Mean pvalue Mean SD Mean SD pvalue
um-um 57.07 2.49 56.29 3.51 ns 9.17 *** 10.21 *** 66.24 3.54 66.50 5.53 ns
lm-lm 56.52 2.78 57.10 3.56 ns 2.67 ** 3.54 ** 59.19 3.32 60.64 3.87 ns
Mfma 7.64° 2.01 6.83° 1.95 ns 4.15° *** 1.59° * 11.79° 1.90 8.42° 1.88 ***
UR6^Lo 94.29° 1.74 94.17° 2.07 ns 1.95° * 1.26° ns 96.24° 2.87 95.43° 2.77 ns
UL6^Lo 93.40° 1.85 92.86° 1.92 ns 2.89° *** 1.26° * 96.29° 1.57 94.12° 1.64 ***
uia-uia 7.07 1.38 7.31 1.89 ns 3.03 *** 1.40 ns 10.10 2.14 8.71 2.59 ns
uim-uim 1.24 1.02 0.98 1.21 ns 0.59 ns −0.29 ns 1.83 3.20 0.69 0.95 ns
Mia 5.69° 6.33 6.07° 6.84 ns −9.26° *** −4.78° * −3.57° 7.77 1.29° 7.69 *
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001; ns, not significant.