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Table 1 Contribution of the original studies to the investigation of the individual cephalometric variables

From: Clinical effectiveness of chin cup treatment for the management of Class III malocclusion in pre-pubertal patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  Studya Sum of studies Sum of separate treated groups
Abdelnaby and Nassar, 2010a [[10]] Abdelnaby and Nassar, 2010b [[10]] Altuğ et al., 1989[[16]] Barrett et al., 2010a[[9]] Barrett et al., 2010b[[9]] Gökalp and Kurt, 2005[[11]] Tuncer et al., 2009[[13]]
Force level of the chin cup Heavy Light Not specified Light Light Heavy Light
Additional appliance used Bite plane Bite plane No No Quad helix No Bite plane
SNA (°) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 5 7
SNB (°) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 5 7
ANB (°) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 5 7
Wits appraisal (mm) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No 3 5
Co-Gn (mm) No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes 3 4
SN-ML (°) Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes 3 5
Gonial angle (°) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No 4 6
N-Me (mm) Yes Yes No No No No Yes 2 3
UFH (mm) No No No Yes Yes No Yes 2 3
LAFH (mm) No No No Yes Yes No Yes 2 3
Co-Go (mm) No No No Yes Yes Yes No 2 3
Overjet (mm) No No No Yes Yes Yes No 2 3
Overbite (mm) No No No Yes Yes Yes No 2 3
  1. aAuthors in alphabetical order.