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Table. 5.

Correlation between the skeletodental and airway-related variables

Variable Pharyngeal airway Hyoid Tongue



PNS-ad2 (mm) PNS-ad1 (mm) SPAS (mm) MAS (mm) VAL (mm) MPH (mm) H-PTV (mm) H-C3Me (mm) TGL (mm) TT-PTV (mm)
Maxilla A point A-VRP (mm) 0.667** 0.297 0.569** 0.476* 0.159 −0.047 −0.101 −0.042 0.544** 0.573**
SNA (°) 0.518** 0.282 0.591** 0.550** 0.194 −0.103 −0.253 −0.070 0.545** 0.488*
EMxL (mm) 0.219 0.357 0.680** 0.452* 0.478* 0.002 −0.147 −0.028 0.550** 0.625**
PNS PNS-HRP (mm) 0.461* 0.408* 0.551** 0.470* −0.559** −0.028 −0.070 −0.068 0.579** 0.568**
PNS-VRP (mm) 0.654** 0.342 0.510* 0.397 0.118 −0.142 −0.046 −0.176 0.546** 0.652**
Mandible SNB (°) 0.414* 0.421* 0.276 0.435* −0.166 −0.294 0.284 −0.417* −0.022 −0.021
SN-Pog (°) 0.226 0.449* 0.278 0.463* −0.109 −0.322 0.226 −0.439* −0.006 −0.030
EMnL (mm) 0.015 0.247 0.309 0.363 0.441* 0.073 −0.091 −0.115 0.396 0.446*
MP-FH (°) −0.292 −0.349 −0.318 −0.466* 0.038 0.585** −0.436* 0.361 0.216 −0.083

Pearson’s correlation analysis was performed.

See Table 2 for definitions of each landmark or measurement.

*p < 0.05, **p < 0.01.

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