Determining cephalometric norms for Caucasians and African Americans in Birmingham.

@article{Huang1998DeterminingCN,
  title={Determining cephalometric norms for Caucasians and African Americans in Birmingham.},
  author={Wen Jin Huang and Reginald W Taylor and Ananda P. Dasanayake},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={1998},
  volume={68 6},
  pages={
          503-11; discussion 512
        }
}
The purpose of this study was to establish age- and sex-specific normative data for Caucasians and African Americans in Birmingham, Ala. Subjects (136) between 6 and 18 years old were included in the study. Chang's method (AF-BF) and 12 other measurements were used as determinates of the skeletal sagittal jaw relationship. All subjects had acceptable facial profiles and Class I occlusion. Subjects were divided into eight subgroups based on race, gender, and age. Differences of mean… CONTINUE READING

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