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Table 10 Prevalence and mean size of total bony defects, dehiscence, and fenestration by subgroup. Teeth in edgebite are excluded

From: Prevalence of posterior alveolar bony dehiscence and fenestration in adults with posterior crossbite: a CBCT study

  Crossbite group (1) (excluding edgebite)
(n = 416)
Noncrossbite group
(n = 447)
p value (SG1–SG2) p value (SG1–SG3) p value (SG2–SG3)
SG1: teeth in crossbite (n = 89) SG2: teeth not in crossbite (n = 327) SG3: teeth not in crossbite (n = 447)
Total bony defect prevalence (number of observations) 59.6% (53) 63.3% (207) 52.1% (233) 0.517 0.200 0.002**
p value = 0.007**
Dehiscence Prevalence (number of observations) 39.3% (35) 42.5% (139) 33.3% (149) 0.590 0.277 0.009**
p value = 0.031*
Mean size (mm) ± SD 4.47 ± 2.97 4.53 ± 2.55 3.96 ± 2.26 0.132
Fenestration Prevalence (number of observations) 32.6% (29) 35.8% (117) 28.6% (128) 0.575 0.455 0.035*
p value = 0.106
Mean size (mm) ± SD 4.13 ± 2.20 4.42 ± 2.17 4.13 ± 1.83 0.498
  1. (Chi-square test for the prevalence comparison, ANOVA for the mean size comparison)
  2. *p < 0.05 statistically significant
  3. **p < 0.01 statistically highly significant