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Table 3 Relationship of mandibular lingula to occlusal plane

From: Evaluation of mandibular lingula and foramen location using 3-dimensional mandible models reconstructed by cone-beam computed tomography

Sex Above Equal Below Total
No. Mean ± SD (mm) No. No. Mean ± SD (mm) No. Mean ± SD (mm)
Male 58 6.2 ± 2.8 0 0 0 58 6.2 ± 2.8
Female 61 5.8 ± 2.9 1 1 -1.9  63 5.6 ± 3.1
Total 119 (98.3%) 6.0 ± 2.9 1 (0.8%) 1 (0.8%) -1.9  121 (100%) 5.9 ± 3.0
  1. Abbreviations: No., number of sides; MD, mean distance from mandibular lingula to occlusal plane
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