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Table 3 Width of pubic symphysis relating to sex in each view

From: Width of pubic symphysis relating to age and sex in Koreans

Method Measurement Male
(n=392)
  Female (n=392) p value
Pelvis AP (supine) SWU 3.46±1.38 < 4.04±2.76 0.006
SWM 4.64±1.58 < 4.75±2.29 < 0.001
SWL 4.58±2.19 5.08±2.76 0.251
   Male (n=144)   Female (n=136)  
Pelvis AP (hip abduction) HWU 3.65±1.50 3.97±3.85 0.179
HWM 4.45±2.16 5.18±3.79 0.251
HWL 4.55±1.30 < 4.74±3.06 0.004
   Male (n=252)   Female (n=246)  
Pelvic CT (axial) AWA 14.50±6.62 16.44±6.22 0.285
AWN 3.19±1.53 3.09±1.50 0.523
AWW 4.27±1.60 4.00±1.50 0.786
AWP 2.20±1.30 2.44±1.40 0.265
TA 29.48±4.60 24.70±4.82 0.579
 LAN 7.22±2.46 6.76±2.41 0.149
 LNW 8.13±3.36 > 7.42±2.79 0.016
 LWP 14.13±4.83 > 10.52±3.66 < 0.001
   Male (n=388)   Female (n=388)  
Pelvic CT (coronal) CWU 2.28±1.26 < 3.83±5.48 < 0.001
CWW 2.68±1.63 < 4.54±6.08 < 0.001
CWL 17.49±4.53 < 23.60±9.86 < 0.001
TC 24.50±5.98 16.23±5.61 0.600
 LUW 18.59±5.40 12.06±5.33 0.530
 LWL 5.91±3.03 > 4.16±2.39 0.007
  1. SWU width of pubic symphysis at the upper end, SWM width of pubic symphysis at the midpoint of the upper and lower end, SWL width of pubic symphysis at the lower end, HWU width of pubic symphysis at the upper end, HWM width of pubic symphysis at the midpoint of the upper and lower end, HWL width of pubic symphysis at the lower end, AWA width of pubic symphysis at the anterior border, AWN width of pubic symphysis at the narrowest point, AWW width of pubic symphysis at the widest point posterior to the narrowest point, AWP width of pubic symphysis at the posterior border, LAN length from the anterior border to the narrowest point, LNW length from the narrowest point to the widest point, LWP length from the widest point to the posterior border, AT thickness of the pubic symphysis in axial view, CWU width of pubic symphysis at the upper end, CWW width of pubic symphysis at the beginning of widening, CWL width of pubic symphysis at the lower end, LUW length from the upper end to the beginning of widening, LWL length from the beginning of widening to the lower end, CT thickness of the pubic symphysis in coronal view; unit: mm, >: significantly greater, <: significantly lesser, : no significant difference