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Table 2 Anthropometric data (means ± SD)

From: Mini-implant assisted rapid palatal expansion (MARPE) effects on adult obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and quality of life: a multi-center prospective controlled trial

  Control Intervention Intergroups comparison T1 (Mann–Whitney)
T1 T2 T1 T2
Age 27.48 ± 4.01 28.36 ± 8.35 0.678
Gender (m/f) 6/4 6/8
BMI 28.05 ± 2.55 28.29 ± 2.44 28.59 ± 2.06 28.82 ± 2.14 0.098
NC 40.30 ± 2.54 40.11 ± 2.44 39.02 ± 3.17 39.26 ± 3.40 0.231
Mallampati 3.10 ± 0.73 3.20 ± 1.10 0.927
MSP 1.60 ± 0.51 1.42 ± 0.62 0.535
Overjet 4.04 ± 2.70 3.95 ± 2.57 3.23 ± 1.85 5.15 ± 1.95** 0.472
  1. *Intra-group statistical significance (Wilcoxon signed rank) between T1 and T2, where: *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001