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Table 4 Comparison of skeletal type, articular angle and base skull angle with other cephalometric measurements assessed

From: Morphological configuration of the cranial base among children aged 8 to 12 years

  Mean differences CI 95 % for mean differences p value
Lower limit Upper limit
Skeletal type according to ANB with skull base angle
Type I vs type II 0.054 −2.82 2.93 1.0
Type I vs type III −0.328 −2.88 2.23 1.0
Type II vs type III −0.382 −3.73 2.96 1.0
Skeletal type according to ANB with anterior cranial base length
Type I vs type II −0.97 −2.46 0.52 0.349
Type I vs type III −0.68 −2.00 0.65 0.652
Type II vs type III 0.29 −1.44 2.02 1.0
Articular angle with mandibular body length (Go-Me)
Normal vs increased −1.85 −3.98 0.28 0.112
Normal vs decreased 0.14 −3.09 3.37 1.000
Increased vs decreased 1.99 −1.47 5.45 0.497
Articular angle with gonial angle (Ar-Go-Me)
Normal vs increased 1.26 −1.16 3.69 0.625
Normal vs decreased 0.16 −3.51 3.83 1.0
Increased vs decreased −1.10 −5.04 2.83 1.0
Base angle with mandibular body length (Go-Me)
Normal vs decreased −0.41 −3.58 2.75 1.0
Normal vs increased −0.29 −2.65 2.07 1.0
Increased vs decreased 0.12 −3.46 3.70 1.0
Skull base angle with gonial angle (Ar-Go-Me)
Normal vs increased 3.59 0.10 7.09 0.04
Normal vs decreased 0.65 −1.95 3.26 1.00
Increased vs decreased −2.94 −6.89 1.01 0.22