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Table 4 Relationship of mandibular foramen 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 5 3.5 ± 3.4 3 50 -4.2 ± 2.3 58 -3.2 ± 3.3
Female 10 2.1 ± 1.6 1 52 -4.8 ± 2.9 63 -3.6 ± 3.7
Total 15 (12.4%) 2.5 ± 2.3 4 (3.3%) 102 (84.3%) -4.5 ± 2.6 121 (100%) -3.4 ± 3.5
  1. Abbreviations: No., number of sides; MD, mean distance from mandibular lingula to occlusal plane
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