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Table 4 X-ray comparisons regarding ATI 7° and ATI 5° classification for the specific locations

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

Th – thoracic region
ATI 7° criterion ATI ≥ 7° (N = 43) ATI < 7° (N = 43) p-value
Cobb (ranges) 10–14 (N = 17) 17.6% (N = 3) 82.4% (N = 14) 0.004
15–20 (N = 24) 45.8% (N = 11) 54.2% (N = 13)
 ≥ 21 (N = 45) 64.4% (N = 29) 35.6% (N = 16)
ATI 5° criterion ATI ≥ 5° (N = 69) ATI < 5° (N = 17) p-value
Cobb (ranges) 10–14 (N = 17) 58.8% (N = 10) 41.2% (N = 7) 0.0708
15–20 (N = 24) 87.5% (N = 21) 12.5% (N = 3)
 ≥ 21 (N = 45) 84.4% (N = 38) 15.6% (N = 7)
Th-L – thoracolumbar region
ATI 7° criterion ATI ≥ 7° (N = 25) ATI < 7° (N = 50) p-value
Cobb (ranges) 10–14 (N = 27) 14.8% (N = 4) 85.2% (N = 23) 0.004
15–20 (N = 26) 30.8% (N = 8) 69.2% (N = 18)
 ≥ 21 (N = 22) 59.1% (N = 13) 40.9% (N = 9)
ATI 5° criterion ATI ≥ 5° (N = 59) ATI < 5° (N = 16) p-value
Cobb (ranges) 10–14 (N = 27) 66.7% (N = 18) 33.3% (N = 9) 0.004
15–20 (N = 26) 73.1% (N = 19) 26.9% (N = 7)
 ≥ 21 (N = 22) 100% (N = 22) 0% (N = 0)
L – lumbar
ATI 7° criterion ATI ≥ 7° (N = 16) ATI < 7° (N = 38) p-value
Cobb (ranges) 10–14 (N = 12) 8.3% (N = 1) 91.7% (N = 11) 0.0015
15–20 (N = 15) 6.7% (N = 1) 93.3% (N = 14)
 ≥ 21 (N = 27) 51.9% (N = 14) 48.1% (N = 13)
ATI 5° criterion ATI ≥ 5° (N = 42) ATI < 5° (N = 12) p-value
Cobb (ranges) 10–14 (N = 12) 66.7% (N = 8) 33.3% (N = 4) 0.3605
15–20 (N = 15) 73.3% (N = 11) 26.7% (N = 4)
 ≥ 21 (N = 27) 85.2% (N = 23) 14.8% (N = 4)