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Table 2 Factors affecting the results

From: Effectiveness of brace treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

  Improved (n=8) Progressed (n=8)  
Gender Female 6, Male 2 Female 6, Male 2 >0.9999
Age 11.5 ± 1.4 12.1 ± 1.1 0.3447
Risser sign 0 2, I 1, II 5 0 6, I 1, II 1 0.0819
Curve pattern T 2, TL or L 5, D 1 T 4, TL or L 1, D 3 0.0984
Cobb (degree) 29.4 ± 4.5 31.9 ± 4.6 0.2911
Hump (degree) 5.8 ± 3.3 9.8 ± 2.8 0.0204 *1
Correction (%) 83.4 ± 30.2 37.6 ± 24.1 0.0048 *1
  1. *1: statistically significant
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