Table 2.: Profile of subjects recruited in present study.

Category Number
N   Total: 265
Age   Mean ± SD: 13.7 ± 1.9
    Range: 11 - 17
Overjet   Mean ± SD: 3.9 ± 3.7
    Range: -7.0 - 15.0
BMI   Mean ± SD: 19.1 ± 3.2
    Range: 13.1 - 31.6
  Normal 245 (93.9%)
  Overweight 16 (6.1%)
Sex Female 166 (62.6%)
  Male 99 (37.4%)
Profile view Convex 179 (67.5%)
  Straight 52 (19.7%)
  Concave 34 (12.8%)
     
Frontal view Short lower face 54 (20.4%)
  Normal lower face 140 (52.8%)
  Long lower face 71 (26.8%)
Mandibular angle Flat 43 (16.2%)
  Normal 125 (47.2%)
  Steep 97 (36.6%)
Tonsil size Normal 244 (92.8%)
  Hypertrophic 19 (7.2%)
Relative tongue size Normal 241 (91.6%)
  Large 22 (8.4%)
Shape of upper arch Tapered 36 (13.6%)
  Ovoid 175 (66.3%)
  Square 53 (20.1%)
Shape of lower arch Tapered 40 (15.1%)
  Ovoid 184 (69.4%)
  Square 41 (15.5%)
Height of palatal vault High 55 (21.1%)
  Normal 206 (78.8%)
Molar relationship Class I 95 (35.9%)
  ClassII 59 (22.3%)
  ClassII subdivision 43(16.2%)
  ClassIII 39 (14.7%)
  ClassIII subdivision 29(10.9%)
Incisor relationship ClassI 73 (28.3%)
  ClassII division1 121 (46.9%)
  ClassII division2 13 (5.0%)
  ClassIII 51 (19.8%)
Vertical occlusion Reduced overbite 28 (10.8%)
  Normal 115 (44.4%)
  Deepbite 85 (32.8%)
  Reverse overbite 31 (12%)
     

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