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Table 2 Comparison of variables from the patients’ characteristics concerning the ATI 7° and ATI 5° groups

From: The importance of the size of the trunk inclination angle in the early detection of scoliosis in children

Variable Parameter ATI 7° criterion ATI 5° criterion
ATI ≥ 7° (N = 85) ATI < 7° (N = 131) p-value ATI ≥ 5° (N = 171) ATI < 5° (N = 45) p-value
Age (ranges) 6–9 (N = 59) 33.9% (N = 20) 66.1% (N = 39) 0.0076 67.8% (N = 40) 32.2% (N = 19)  < 0.001
10–12 (N = 65) 27.7% (N = 18) 72.3% (N = 47) 69.2% (N = 45) 30.8% (N = 20)
13–17 (N = 92) 51.1% (N = 47) 48.9% (N = 45) 93.5% (N = 86) 6.5% (N = 6)
Gender Girls (N = 172) 43% (N = 74) 57% (N = 98) 0.0443 80.8% (N = 139) 19.2% (N = 33) 0.3317
Boys (N = 44) 25% (N = 11) 75% (N = 33) 72.7% (N = 32) 27.3% (N = 12)
Median (IQR) 26 (20—32) 26 (21—31) 26 (21—32) 26 (20—30.25)
Location of scoliosis Th – thoracic (N = 86) 50% (N = 43) 50% (N = 43) 0.0214 80.2% (N = 69) 19.8% (N = 17) 0.9462
Th-L – thoraco-lumbar (N = 75) 33.3% (N = 25) 66.7% (N = 50) 78.7% (N = 59) 21.3% (N = 16)
L – lumbar (N = 54) 29.6% (N = 16) 70.4% (N = 38) 77.8% (N = 42) 22.2% (N = 12)
Cobb (ranges) 10–14 (N = 56) 14.3% (N = 8) 85.7% (N = 48)  < 0.001 64.3% (N = 36) 35.7% (N = 20) 0.002
15–20 (N = 65) 30.8% (N = 20) 69.2% (N = 45) 78.5% (N = 51) 21.5% (N = 14)
 ≥ 21 (N = 95) 60% (N = 57) 40% (N = 38) 88.4% (N = 84) 11.6% (N = 11)
Median (IQR) 10 (5—10) 7 (5—10) 7 (5.5—10) 7 (5—10)