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Table 4 Minimum (Min.), maximum (Max.) and mean (DA-CA) difference between the chronological (CA) and dental age (DA) in Japanese males and females using the southern Han Chinese reference dataset and the six different dental age (DA) calculation methods

From: Age estimation in three distinct east Asian population groups using southern Han Chinese dental reference dataset

AgeMalesFemales
Mean
Age
SD
Age
Mean
CA-DA^
SD
CA-DA
t-testMean AgeSD
Age
Mean CA-DA^SD
CA-DA
t-test
Chronological Age (CA)9.064.599.614.34
DA - No Weighting [nil]9.004.730.060.850.3979.564.440.050.850.542
DA - Weighted Average [n-tds]9.014.720.050.880.4459.544.430.070.860.373
DA - Weighted Average [sd-tds]9.034.720.030.860.6569.614.420.000.850.972
DA - Weighted Average [se-tds]9.034.730.030.860.6249.614.43−0.010.860.926
DA - Weighted Average [1/sd-tds]8.974.730.090.850.2039.524.460.090.850.236
DA - Weighted Average [1/se-tds]8.984.730.080.850.2289.524.450.090.850.208
  1. DA-Dental Age, *statistically significant value for CA-DA at p < 0.05, ^negative value indicates overestimation and positive value indicates underestimation of age