Table 2: Post Hoc Tests of subgroup comparison of mesiodistal and buccolingual measurements of the maxillary and mandibular teeth.

Tooth Measurement Subgroup comparisons
I-II I-III I-IV II-III II-IV III-IV
U1 MD < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
BL .024 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
U2 MD .058 < 0.001 < 0.001 .012 < 0.001 < 0.001
BL .747 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
U3 MD .161 .905 .991 .144 .158 .914
BL .073 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
U4 MD < 0.001 < 0.001 .012 .010 < 0.001 < 0.001
BL .006 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
U5 MD .001 < 0.001 .040 .002 < 0.001 < 0.001
BL .016 < 0.001 < 0.001 .049 < 0.001 < 0.001
U6 MD < 0.001 < 0.001 .380 .007 < 0.001 < 0.001
BL .002 < 0.001 .276 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
L1 MD < 0.001 < 0.001 .541 .020 < 0.001 < 0.001
BL .185 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
L2 MD < 0.001 < 0.001 .938 .055 < 0.001 < 0.001
BL .016 < 0.001 .003 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
L3 MD < 0.001 < 0.001 .007 .026 < 0.001 < 0.001
BL .249 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
L4 MD < 0.001 < 0.001 .002 .220 < 0.001 < 0.001
BL .975 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
L5 MD < 0.001 < 0.001 .423 .106 < 0.001 < 0.001
BL .042 < 0.001 .001 .013 < 0.001 < 0.001
L6 MD .004 < 0.001 .624 < 0.001 .001 < 0.001
BL .087 < 0.001 .700 < 0.001 .037 < 0.001

U: upper; L: lower; group I: mild hypodontia; group II: moderate hypodontia; group III: severe hypodontia; and group IV: normal controls; MD: mesiodistal; BL: buccolingual.

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