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Table 5 Pearson’s correlation coefficiency in retroganthic patients

From: Three-dimensional analysis of the anterior loop of the inferior alveolar nerve in relation to the growth pattern of the mandibular functional subunit

  dRamus dBody dSymphysis dAnt dInf
dAnt
 Co − .078 .219 .047   .058
p .566 .105 .733   .673
dInf
 Co .355 .001 − .065 .058  
p .007* .995 .636 .673  
  1. dAnt distance from the most anterior point of the inferior alveolar nerve from MF_V. If there is no anterior curvature, dAnt is defined as “0”, dInf distance from the most inferior point of the inferior alveolar nerve from MF_H, dRamus distance from the sigmoid notch to the gonion, dBody distance from the gonion to the MF point, dSymphysis distance from the MF point to the pogonion, Co Pearson’s correlation coefficiency
  2. *p < 0.05