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Table 1 Descriptive analysis of the major dimensions of the scapula, glenoid fossa and scapular notch

From: Morphometry of the suprascapular notch: correlation with scapular dimensions and clinical relevance

  Mean Median Mode Std. deviation Minimum Maximum
Age 71.3 73.5 77 15.1 22 108
A axis (cm) 14.1 14.0 13.5 1.38 10.9 18.8
B 10.3 10.3 9.6 0.90 7.8 12.9
C 3.6 3.6 3.6 0.36 2.3 5.2
D 2.6 2.6 2.4 0.32 1.9 4.3
Distance E (cm) 3.1 3.1 3.2 0.32 2.1 4.1
Depth SN (cm) width 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.23 0.1 1.9
  0.9 0.9 0.7 0.36 0.1 3.1
  1. SN suprascapular notch. A Axis= major longitudinal axis of the scapular body; B Axis= major transversal axis of the scapular body; C Axis= major longitudinal axis of the glenoid fossa; D Axis= major transversal axis of the glenoid fossa; Distance E= postero-superior limit of the safe zone.