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Table 2 Mean assessment scores of the rating panels towards the aesthetics of the nose, upper lip, jaws, and face

From: Evaluation of facial appearance in patients with repaired cleft lip and palate: comparing the assessment of laypeople and healthcare professionals

Feature Orthodontists Plastic surgeons Oral and maxillofacial surgeons Laypeople P value
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Nose 4.9 ± 1.3 3.7 ± 1.3 3.6 ± 1.3 5.1 ± 1.7 P < .001
Upper lip 5 ± 1.2 4.3 ± 1.5 4.5 ± 1.3 5.3 ± 1.8 P < .001
Jaws 5.3 ± 1.1 4.6 ± 1.2 4.1 ± 1 5.5 ± 1.4 P < .001
Face 5.2 ± 1 4 ± 1.2 4.7 ± 1.2 6.4 ± 1 P < .001