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Table 10 Average values (in centimeters) of vertical deviation of the apex for primary scoliosis. Significance tested with paired t test.

From: Conservative treatment of idiopathic scoliosis according to FITS concept: presentation of the method and preliminary, short term radiological and clinical results based on SOSORT and SRS criteria

Subgroup N Before therapy After therapy P
   Mean ± SD Range Mean ± SD Range  
A1 52 0.9 ± 0.4 0, 3-2, 5 0.3 ± 0.3 0-1, 5 < 0.0001
A2 26 1.0 ± 0.4 0, 5-1, 8 0.4 ± 0.4 0-1, 3 < 0.0001
B1 5 1.2 ± 0.2 1-1, 5 0.9 ± 0.7 0, 5-0, 8 0.52
B2 32 1.5 ± 0.6 0, 2-2, 5 0.9 ± 0.6 0-2, 5 < 0.0001
  1. Significance tested with paired t test.