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Table 2 Comparison of the occlusal characteristics of the frontal region (Student's t-test).

From: Craniofacial features of children with spinal deformities

Parameters Scheuermann's disease group Scoliosis group Control group p
  severe type moderate type severe type moderate type   Student t-test
  4.27 ± 3.973      0.001**
Overjet   3.25 ± 2.188    2.21 ± 1.201 0.040*
mean ± SD (mm)    2.74 ± 1.851    0.143
     2.55 ± 1.509   0.438
  4.27 ± 3.150      0.039*
Overbite   2.75 ± 3.195    3.10 ± 1.585 0.601
mean ± SD (mm)    2.58 ± 2.168    0.245
     2.78 ± 1.715   0.568
  1.43 ± 0.724      0.125
Midline deviation   1.67 ± 1.061    1.47 ± 0.898 0.347
mean ± SD (mm)    2.08 ± 1.121    0.049*
     1.76 ± 0.972   0.597
  1. * – significant
  2. ** – highly significant