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Table 5 Demographic and anatomical factors and univariate analysis for facet degeneration

From: Relationship between facet tropism and facet joint degeneration in the sub-axial cervical spine

  Sub-axial cervical facet joints  
  Normal Degenerated P
Gender 0.015
 Male 484 86  
 Female 339 91  
Age 0.000
  < 50 581 79  
  ≥ 50 242 98  
Level 0.000
 C2-C3 150 50  
 C3-C4 163 37  
 C4-C5 162 38  
 C5-C6 162 38  
 C6-C7 186 14  
T-angle 58.09 ± 6.60 55.40 ± 7.43 0.000
S-angle 86.26 ± 10.04 84.60 ± 10.38 0.047
C-angle 34.27 ± 7.10 37.44 ± 7.56 0.000
Tropism-T 0.000
 Symmetric 664 117  
 Moderate 132 38  
 Severe 27 22  
Tropism-S 0.000
 Symmetric 635 112  
 Moderate 159 38  
 Severe 29 27  
Tropism-C 0.000
 Symmetric 636 111  
 Moderate 152 43  
 Severe 35 23