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Table 1 Correlations between RCSA of multifidus and spinal-pelvic parameters

From: Association between back muscle degeneration and spinal-pelvic parameters in patients with degenerative spinal kyphosis

  SVA TK TLK LL PI PT SS
L1/2
RCSA
r = − 0.397, p  = 0.024* r = − 0.224, p = 0.217 r = 0.055, p = 0.766 r = 0.006, p = 0.973 r = 0.154, p = 0.408 r = 0.119, p = 0.525 r = 0.049, p = 0.792
L2/3
RCSA
r = 0.064, p = 0.734 r = 0.089, p = 0.628 r = − 0.052, p = 0.776 r = 0.222, p = 0.223 r = 0.232, p = 0.208 r = −0.073, p = 0.695 r = 0.313, p = 0.087
L3/4
RCSA
r = 0.218, p = 0.239 r = −0.364,p = 0.040* r = −0.217, p = 0.234 r = 0.240, p = 0.185 r = 0.178, p = 0.338 r = 0.009, p = 0.961 r = 0.178, p = 0.338
L4/5
RCSA
r = −0.116, p = 0.533 r = −0.380, p  = 0.032* r = − 0.336, p= 0.048* r = 0.528,p = 0.002* r = 0.143, p = 0.442 r = −0.116, p = 0.533 r = 0.261, p = 0.157
L5/S1
RCSA
r = − 0.129, p = 0.488 r = −0.259, p = 0.152 r = − 0.432,p = 0.014* r = 0.129, p = 0.481 r = − 0.090, p = 0.631 r = − 0.005, p = 0.980 r = − 0.089, p = 0.634