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Table 9 Comparison of the medial and lateral PTS angles among different ethnic groups using MRI

From: The effect of gender, age, and body mass index on the medial and lateral posterior tibial slopes: a magnetic resonance imaging study

  Male Female
Authors Population Sample size Medial PTS (°) Lateral PTS (°) Medial PTS (°) Lateral PTS (°)
Cinotti et al. [21] Italian 80 7.6 ± 3.3 7.5 ± 3.5 8.6 ± 2.6 8.0 ± 3.6
Han et al. [22] South Korean 535 6.1 ± 1.7 6.9 ± 1.7 6.1 ± 1.8 6.8 ± 1.9
Hashemi et al. [15] American 55 3.7 ± 3.1 5.4 ± 2.8 5.9 ± 3.0 7.0 ± 3.1
Hudek et al. [17] Swiss 100 4.6 ± 2.4 5.0 ± 3.6
Ümeyir et al. [23] Turkish 232 7.7 ± 1.2 7.3 ± 1.2 7.8 ± 1.4 7.6 ± 1.3
Current study Saudi 285 5.86 ± 3.0 4.41 ± 3.35 6.61 ± 3.32 4.63 ± 2.85
  1. MRI magnetic resonance imaging