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Table 1 Standard descriptive statistics for distal radius width, depth and distal screw length [mm]

From: Using self-drilling screws in volar plate osteosynthesis for distal radius fractures: a feasibility study

  Depth Width Screw #1 Screw #2 Screw #3 Screw #4 Screw #5 Screw #8
Mean ± SD 25.4 ± 2.5 35.2 ± 2.8 20.6 ± 2.4 24.1 ± 1.8 24.0 ± 2.3 23.3 ± 1.8 21.7 ± 2.1 23.1 ± 2.1
95 % CI 24.5–26.2 34.3–36.1 19.8–21.4 23.5–24.7 23.2–24.7 22.7–23.9 21.0–22.4 22.4–23.8
Min 22.0 30.0 15.0 21.0 20.0 20.5 18.5 18.0
Max 30.0 40.0 26.0 28.0 28.0 27.0 26.0 27.0
  1. SD, Standard deviation, 95 % CI 95 % confidence interval, Min Minimum, Max Maximum