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Table 1 Demographic and radiographic parameters according to severity of the lumbar curve

From: The association of lumbar curve magnitude and spinal range of motion in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a cross-sectional study

  Group A
n = 45
mean
(range, ±SD)
Group B
n = 13
mean
(range, ±SD)
Overall
N = 58
mean
(range, ±SD)
p-value
Age (years) 15.8
(11–24, 4.1)
15.1
(11–25, 4.2)
15.7
(11–25, 4.1)
0.542
Body weight (kg) 52.4
(31–84, 9.3)
55.1
(46–69, 8.7)
53.0
(31–84, 9.2)
0.367
Body height (m) 1.6
(1.4–1.9, 0.1)
1.6
(1.5–1.7, 0.1)
1.6
(1.4–1.9, 0.1)
0.312
BMI (kg/m2) 19.6
(14.8–34.4, 3.1)
21.2
(18.2–28.4, 2.8)
20.0
(14.8–34.4, 3.1)
0.096
Lumbar curve magnitude (degrees) 25.0
(10–38, 7.1)
49.8
(40–88, 13.6)
30.6
(10–88, 13.6)
<0.001*
  1. Group A: subjects with curves 10–39 degrees; Group B: subjects with curve 40 degrees or greater; kg: kilograms; m: meters; BMI: body mass index
  2. *Denotes statistical significant difference (p-value < 0.05)