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Table 2 Comparison of serum hormone levels within the groups among the CS stages (ANOVA)

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

HormoneCS 1CS 2CS 3CS 4CS 5CS 6p value
IGF-1 (group A)164.22 ± 12.36256.06 ± 15.04332.31 ± 16.27538.32 ± 32.31212.76 ± 4.01184.38 ± 12.840.000***
DHEA-S (group A)232.17 ± 15.20295.40 ± 14.22451.77 ± 34.20685.33 ± 39.11351.13 ± 29.80253.38 ± 22.140.000***
IGF-1 (group B)197.19 ± 8.99232.50 ± 9.79460.38 ± 13.49228.33 ± 8.96206.31 ± 6.77175.27 ± 6.120.000***
DHEA-S (group B)185.03 ± 18.13344.91 ± 30.77578.12 ± 13.76308.32 ± 7.68229.70 ± 17.82216.98 ± 15.440.000***
  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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