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Table 1 Cephalometric profile of the cranial base and jaw base in a Southern Chinese sample

From: The relationship between the cranial base and jaw base in a Chinese population

  Class I (n=27) Class II (n=30) Class III (n=26) Total (n=83) P value (ANOVA)
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD   
Cranial base Angular measurements (o) NSBa 130.0 4.4 131.9 5.2 127.0 3.7 130.0 4.9 0.001 ***
SBaFH 58.7 4.6 57.1 4.1 59.2 3.3 58.2 4.1 0.125 ns
Linear measurements (mm) SN 70.1 4.4 70.4 2.8 68.7 3.3 69.8 3.6 0.177 ns
SBa 49.5 4.4 49.9 3.4 48.2 3.3 49.3 3.8 0.216 ns
NBa 108.4 5.8 109.7 4.0 105.0 5.4 107.8 5.4 0.003 **
Jaw base Angular measurements (o) SNA 81.1 3.0 82.1 3.1 82.1 3.9 81.8 3.3 0.474 ns
SNB 78.3 3.1 75.9 3.0 84.3 5.2 79.3 5.2 0.000 ***
ANB 2.8 1.2 6.2 1.3 -2.4 3.0 2.4 4.0 0.000 ***
MMPA 27.0 2.3 26.4 2.4 24.1 2.4 25.9 2.6 0.000 ***
Linear measurement (mm) Wits -3.5 3.5 1.6 2.6 -7.6 8.3 -2.9 6.4 0.000 ***
Max length 87.9 4.6 89.7 3.8 85.6 4.1 87.8 4.5 0.002 **
   M and length 122.0 7.1 117.4 7.0 126.4 9.0 121.7 8.4 0.000 ***
  1. *P < 0.05; **P < 0.01; ***P < 0.001; ns (no significance): P > 0.05.