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Table 1 Sample selection and exclusion criteria and their cephalometric values for Segmented Pendulum and Quad Pendulum

From: Comparative evaluation of molar distalization therapy with erupted second molar: Segmented versus Quad Pendulum appliance

  Segmented pendulum groupn = 24 Quad pendulum groupn = 11
  Mean SD Mean SD
Sagittal skeletal     
 Maxillary position S-N-A 83.4° 0.9° 82.9° 0.8°
 Mandibular position S-N-Pg 79.3° 1.1° 77.9° 1.3°
 Sagittal jaw relation A-N-Pg 4.1° 1.1° 4.3° 1.0°
Vertical skeletal     
 Maxillary inclination S-N/ANS-PNS 7.9° 0.6° 8.5° 0.7°
 Vertical jaw relation ANS-PNS/Go-Gn 26.3° 2.5° 26.6° 2.2°
 Mandibular inclination S-N/Go-Gn 34.2° 3.6° 35.1° 2.3°
Dento-basal     
 Maxillary incisor inclination 1: ANS-PNS 113.2° 7.1° 115.9° 5.3°
 Mandibular incisor inclination 1: Go-Gn 93.5° 6.3° 92.3° 4.9°
 Mandibular incisor compensation 1: A-Pg (mm) 2.0 0.9 2.9 1.1
Dental relations     
 Overjet 4.9 1.3 3.8 1.2
 Overbite 2.7 1.1 3.3 0.9
 Interincisal angle (1/1) 127.1° 6.3° 124.3° 4.6°
 Molar relationship (mm) 2.6 0.6 2.3 0.5
  1. Mann-Whitney U test.