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Table 3 Means (standard deviations) of the total annual increase of the inter-marker distances

From: Comparison of measurements of mandible growth using cone beam computed tomography and its synthesized cephalograms

  Left side Right side
Description 2D (mm) 3D (mm) p-value 2D (mm) 3D (mm) p-value
LP-AMF 91.66 (2.62) 93.66 (3.19) 0.001* 92.32 (2.66) 94.19 (2.69) <0.001*
AMF-CP 77.83 (4.74) 78.32 (5.05) 0.059 78.78 (4.13) 79.14 (4.18) 0.062
GO-AMF 76.46 (4.74) 79.68 (4.40) <0.001* 77.11 (4.36) 80.47 (3.73) 0.001*
LP -PMF 64.20 (2.25) 65.99 (2.66) 0.001* 64.78 (1.11) 66.22 (1.47) 0.001*
PMF-CP 52.44 (4.63) 52.80 (4.77) 0.016* 53.31 (3.54) 53.38 (3.66) 0.556
GO-PMF 46.42 (4.82) 49.19 (4.49) <0.001* 46.96 (2.62) 49.62 (2.65) 0.001*
GO-CP 45.09 (4.29) 46.44 (3.87) 0.009* 45.83 (4.09) 46.81 (3.78) 0.015*
LP -GO 43.55 (2.42) 43.44 (2.46) 0.230 44.32 (2.21) 43.70 (2.29) 0.006*
AMF-PMF 30.48 (2.42) 30.26 (2.33) 0.368 30.60 (3.31) 30.61 (3.08) 0.934
LP -CP 16.15 (2.71) 18.68 (2.75) 0.001* 15.84 (2.21) 18.49 (2.56) <0.001*
  1. * P-values for the comparisons between 2D and 3D measurements using paired t-tests are also given. An asterisk indicates a significant difference (p < 0.05).
  2. The total annual increase of the inter-marker distances defined as difference between the inter-marker distances at T1 and T12.