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Table 5 Test statistic for the comparison of all variables by gender. An * asterix behind the variable name indicates a significant result. The first column is the variable name, the second the median of the difference of the female and male subjects, followed by the confidence interval, the t-value from the student’s t-test, the estimated standard deviation and the probability based on the degree of freedom of 798

From: Systematic changes of the static upper body posture with a symmetric occlusion condition

Variable Median of the difference Confidence interval t value estimated standard deviation p value
Female Male Lower Upper
Spinal column:
 Trunk length D [mm] −0.71 −0.74 −0.91 0.36 −0.85 4.57 0.396
 Trunk length S [mm] −0.83 −0.92 − 0.58 0.75 0.25 4.80 0.805
 Sagittal trunk decline [°] 0.12 0.24 −0.23 0.04 −1.43 0.96 0.153
 frontal trunk decline [°] −0.05 0.00 −0.05 0.07 0.32 0.46 0.747
 Axis decline [°] 0.02 0.00 −0.09 0.11 0.20 0.73 0.839
 Thoracic bending angle [°] 0.12 0.16 −0.31 0.17 −0.59 1.71 0.554
 lumbar bending angle [°] 0.27 0.33 −0.37 0.13 −0.96 1.80 0.339
 SD of lateral deviation [°] 0.09 0.02 −0.21 0.13 −0.44 1.25 0.660
 Maximal lateral deviation [°] −0.01 −0.09 − 0.23 0.79 1.08 3.66 0.280
 SD of rotation [°] 0.01 0.10 −0.36 0.09 −1.19 1.62 0.233
 Maximum of rotation [°] −0.22 0.04 −2.24 0.10 −1.79 8.45 0.074
 Kyphosis angle [°] 0.71 0.67 −1.35 0.51 −0.88 6.69 0.377
 Lordosis angle [°] 0.30 0.49 −1.34 0.30 −1.25 5.91 0.211
Shoulder variables
Scapular distance [mm]* 0.08 −0.96 0.62 1.91 3.87 4.64 <  0.001
 Scapular height [°] −0.20 0.00 −0.36 0.33 −0.07 2.51 0.942
 Scapular rotation [°] −0.07 0.00 −0.39 0.12 −1.04 1.83 0.299
 Scapular angle left [°] 0.08 0.30 −0.91 0.83 −0.10 6.27 0.924
 Scapular angle right [°] 0.17 0.43 −2.10 0.38 −1.37 8.92 0.172
Pelvic variables
 Pelvis distance [mm] −0.02 0.00 −0.29 0.34 0.16 2.30 0.876
 Pelvis tilt [°] 0.04 0.00 −0.08 0.10 0.19 0.64 0.851
 Pelvis tilt [mm] 0.07 0.00 −0.11 0.20 0.56 1.12 0.578
 Pelvis torsion [°] −0.01 0.00 −0.16 0.38 0.80 1.92 0.422
 Pelvis rotation [°] −0.14 − 0.07 −0.38 0.09 −1.22 1.70 0.224