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Table 6 Means (M), standard deviations (SD) and 95% confidence intervals of the mean (95% CI) of condylar morphology characteristics according to skeletal classes

From: Comprehensive 3D analysis of condylar morphology in adults with different skeletal patterns – a cross-sectional study

  Class I
(n = 25)
Class II
(n = 36)
Class III
(n = 50)
M (SD) 95% CI M (SD) 95% CI M (SD) 95% CI
C depth [mm] 8.5 (1.1) [8.1–9.0] 8.3 (1.5) [7.8–8.8] 7.5 (1.4) [7.1–7.9]
C width [mm] 19.8 (2.2) [19.0–20.6] 19.2 (2.8) [18.3–20.1] 20.2 (2.5) [19.5–21.0]
C height [mm] 16.7 (1.8) [16.0–17.4] 16.6 (2.8) [15.8–17.6] 18.5 (2.9) [17.6–19.2]
C incl a-p [°] 56.9 (6.8) [54.3–59.4] 53.9 (8.4) [51.3–56.7] 60.9 (7.4) [58.9–62.9]
C incl m-l [°] 67.5 (9.6) [63.8–71.3] 64.2 (9.8) [61.1–67.6] 69.9 (7.5) [67.8–72.1]
Ratio C/Mand. volume [%] 5.8 (1.1) [5.4–6.2] 5.6 (1.2) [5.2–6.1] 6.6 (1.3) [6.3–7.0]
  1. a-p Antero-posterior, m-l Medial-lateral, c Condylar, mand Mandibula