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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of both groups (mean ± SD)

From: Assessment of isokinetic trunk muscle strength and its association with health-related quality of life in patients with degenerative spinal deformity

Variable DSD group Control group Statistics P value
Male/female 8/30 4/28 χ2 = 0.394 0.530
Age (years) 63.8 ± 8.0 60.8 ± 6.8 t = 1.675 0.098
Height (cm) 153.4 ± 7.6 153.7 ± 6.9 t = − 0.208 0.836
Weight (kg) 57.3 ± 7.6 57.0 ± 6.2 t = 0.158 0.875
BMI (kg/m2) 24.3 ± 2.4 24.2 ± 2.9 t = 0.210 0.835
  1. No significant differences between groups (p > 0.05)
  2. Abbreviations: SD Standard deviation, DSD Degenerative spinal deformity, BMI Body mass index