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Table 2 Factors related to correction rates of traction and correction surgery

From: Skull-femoral traction after posterior release for correction of adult severe scoliosis: efficacy and complications

  Scoliosis traction rate Kyphosis traction rate Scoliosis correction rate Kyphosis correction rate
r p r p r p r p
Age −0.382 0.032a − 0.405 0.027a − 0.426 0.009a − 0.422 0.018a
Preoperative scoliosis −0.416 0.017a 0.218 0.104
Scoliosis flexibility 0.537 0.006a 0.594 0.002*
Preoperative kyohisis 0.176 0.094 0.228 0.058
Kyphosis flexibility 0.493 0.017a 0.483 0.021a
Scoliosis traction rate 0.629 0.002a
Kyphosis traction rate    0.568 0.003a
  1. a:p < 0.05