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Table 5 Comparison of mean and standard deviation of BMI in different 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)Group A (male)Group B (female)p value
Mean ± SDMean ± SD
Stage 1 (n = 8, 8)17.9 ± 1.717.2 ± 1.40.40ns
Stage 2 (n = 8, 8)19.3 ± 1.020.1 ± 1.20.17ns
Stage 3 (n = 7, 7)17.8 ± 1.620.1 ± 1.40.019*
Stage 4 (n = 7, 7)21.4 ± 0.919.0 ± 1.10.001**
Stage 5 (n = 7, 7)23.3 ± 2.020.7 ± 1.90.035*
Stage 6 (n = 8, 8)22.3 ± 2.221.3 ± 1.50.29ns
  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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