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Table 1 Comparison of mean and standard deviation of IGF-1 (ng/ml) and DHEA-S (nmol/ml) levels among CS stages between group A and group B

From: Serum DHEA-S levels could be used as a comparable diagnostic test to assess the pubertal growth spurt in dentofacial orthopedics

CS stages (n = M, F)HormoneGroup A (male)Group B (female)p value
Mean ± SDMean ± SD
CS 1 (n= 8, 8)IGF-1164.22 ± 12.36197.19 ± 8.990.000***
DHEA-S232.17 ± 15.20185.03 ± 18.130.000***
CS 2 (n= 8, 8)IGF-1256.06 ± 15.04232.50 ± 9.790.002**
DHEA-S295.40 ± 14.22344.91 ± 30.770.001**
CS 3 (n= 7, 7)IGF-1332.31 ± 16.27460.38 ± 13.490.000***
DHEA-S451.77 ± 34.20578.12 ± 13.760.000***
CS 4 (n= 7, 7)IGF-1538.32 ± 32.31228.33 ± 8.960.000***
DHEA-S685.33 ± 39.11308.32 ± 7.680.000***
CS 5 (n= 7, 7)IGF-1212.76 ± 4.01206.31 ± 6.770.050*
DHEA-S351.13 ± 29.80229.70 ± 17.820.000***
CS 6 (n= 8, 8)IGF-1184.38 ± 12.84175.27 ± 6.120.920ns
DHEA-S253.38 ± 22.14216.98 ± 15.440.002**
  1. p value is significant at the 0.05 level
  2. ns non-significant
  3. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001
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