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Table 3 Difference between male and female when comparing measurements of jaw bone height and width in millimeters

From: Craniofacial height in relation to cross-sectional maxillary and mandibular morphology

  Male Female
Maxilla
 UP-MID Height 21.0 20.4
Width I 7.5* 6.7*
Width II 13.4* 11.7*
   Right Left Right Left
 UP-PRE Height 19.0* 19.1* 17.7* 17.8*
Width I 9.7* 9.7* 8.9* 8.8*
Width II 11.0* 10.9* 10.2* 9.9*
 UP-MOL Height 16.4* 16.5* 14.6* 14.6*
Width I 14.7* 14.3* 13.6* 13.3*
Width II 17.0* 16.4* 15.4* 15.1*
Mandible
 LO-MID Height 34.6* 31.2*
Width I 7.4 7.2
Width II 14.0* 12.9*
   Right Left Right Left
 LO-PRE Height 32.2* 32.4* 29.7* 29.5*
Width I 10.6* 10.7* 10.0* 9.9*
Width II 10.0 10.1 9.6 9.7
 LO-MOL Height 28.3* 28.3* 25.6* 25.6*
Width I 13.3 13.4 12.9 13.0
Width II 10.8 10.7 10.9 10.9
  1. Right side, left side, midline (only one/jaw). Width I: The coronal width measurements. Width II: The apical width measurements
  2. UP-MID upper midline, UP-PRE upper premolar, UP-MOL upper molar, LO-MID lower midline, LO-PRE lower premolar, LO-MOL lower molar
  3. *Statistically significant difference (p < 0.05)