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Table 3 Airway measurements before (T1) and after (T2) treatment with skeletal anchored face mask (SAFM)

From: Comparison of the effects on the pharyngeal airway space of maxillary protraction appliances according to the methods of anchorage

  SPPS MPS IPS SPPA MPA IPA
SAFM T1 Mean 11.72 13.12 11.74 265.14 198.70 310.08
SD 2.31 2.73 2.70 60.11 43.74 53.68
T2 Mean 14.24 15.18 14.28 341.24 229.15 382.14
SD 3.59 3.35 3.81 70.94 68.68 75.34
P 0.006 0.006 0.024 0.011 0.000 0.075
  1. Independent t test, P < 0.05; measurements are in millimeters
  2. SD standard deviation