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Table 3 Characteristics of study cohort

From: Craniofacial features as assessed by lateral cephalometric measurements in children with Down syndrome

Variable Level Overall (total N = 69) Cephalograms p value
Had lateral cephalogram (N = 27) Did not have lateral cephalogram (N = 42)
Age in years < 7.5 years 63.8 % 37 % 81 % <0.001
7.5 to <11.5 years 26.1 % 40.7 % 16.7 %
11.5 to <15.5 years 4.3 % 11.1 % 0
≥15.5 years 5.8 % 11.1 % 2.4 %
Gender Male 62.3 % 59.3 % 64.3 % 0.80
Female 37.7 % 40.7 % 35.7 %
Race White 66.7 % 48.1 % 78.6 % 0.04
Black 2.9 % 3.7 % 2.4 %
Asian 8.7 % 18.5 % 2.4 %
Other race 7.2 % 11.1 % 4.8 %
Multiracial 1.4 % 0 % 2.4 %
Unknown 13 % 18.5 % 9.5 %