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Table 2 Patients’ demographic characteristics and measurements between MMT cases and healthy controls

From: The influence of the steep medial posterior tibial slope on medial meniscus tears in adolescent patients: a retrospective case-control study

  MMT group Control group P value
Patients 36 36  
Age (years) 15.0 ± 1.6 14.8 ± 1.2 0.566
Male/female 21/15 21/15 1.000
MPTS (°) 10.7 ± 2.1 8.8 ± 1.7 <0.001*
LPTS (°) 11.5 ± 3.4 10.9 ± 2.6 0.403
  1. Control group, patients without any pathologic findings on MRI
  2. Continuous variables are presented as mean ± standard deviation
  3. MMT medial meniscal tears, MPTS medial posterior tibial slope, LPTS lateral posterior tibial slope
  4. *Statistically significant (P<0.05)