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Research Article

Comparison of Pharyngeal Airway between Mandibular Setback Surgery Patients (Skeletal Class III) and Nonsurgery Patients (Skeletal Classes I and II)

Table 2

Preoperation pharyngeal airways in the skeletal classifications (Pearson test).

Total ClassificationsC4C2-SN anglePalatal angleSPLSPWHyoid HHyoid V

NOP-0.0380.0330.3900.190-0.047-0.173-0.076
UOP0.354-0.136-0.243-0.4050.183-0.0310.025
TOP0.350-0.085-0.274-0.1800.1290.1330.132
EOP0.211-0.082-0.196-0.0970.0210.1320.132

SPL: Soft palate length; SPW: Soft palate width; Hyoid H (Horizontal); Hyoid V (Vertical)
: Statistically significant, < 0.05; very weak (0 – 0.19), weak (0.20 – 0.39), moderate (0.40 – 0.59), strong (0.60 – 0.79), and very strong (0.80 – 1.0).

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