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Table 1 Comparison of the percentages of the different types of suprascapular notch presented in the literature

From: Morphometric study of suprascapular notch and scapular dimensions in Ugandan dry scapulae with specific reference to the incidence of completely ossified superior transverse scapular ligament

Author Type I Type II Type III Type IV Type V Type VI Population (N)
Rengachary et al., 1979 [7] 8% 31% 48% 3% 6% 4% American (211)
Natsis et al., 2007 [14] 8.3% 42% 42% 7% 0.7% 0% Greek (423)
Sinkeet et al., 2010 [15] 22% 21% 29% 6% 19% 3% Kenyan (138)
M. Polguj et al, 2011 [9]       7% Polish (86)
Albino et al, 2013 [16] 21.4% 19.8% 22.8% 31.1% 10.2% 3.6% Italian (500)
Polguj et al., 2013 [11] 24.2% 1.9% 56.2% 4.7 4.7% 0% Polish (308)
Kannan, 2014 [4] 20% 10% 52% 4% 4% 10% Indian (415)
Our study, 2020 16.3% 12.2% 51% 12.2% 4.1% 8.2% Ugandan (50)
  1. N Number of the sample