Table 1: Comparison between experimental and control groups at initial and final records.

ParametersRME Group
(n = 30)
Control Group
(n = 30)
P-value

Age (years)14.2 ± 1.313.8 ± 1. 50.28*
Gender16 B, 14 G16 B, 14 G1.0*
Treatment duration (months)30.2 ± 3.225.8 ± 3.3<0.0001
Initial upper pharyngeal airway (millimeter)14.6 ± 1.915.4 ± 1.50.08*
Initial lower pharyngeal airway (millimeter)10.7 ± 1.511.3 ± 1.60.12*
Difference (pre/post) upper pharyngeal airway (millimeter)1.3 ± 1.10.5 ± 1.30.016
Difference (pre/post) lower pharyngeal airway (millimeter)0.2 ± 1.00.4 ± 0.90.30*

B: boys, G: girls, *Not Significant ( 𝑃 > 0 . 0 5 ).