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Table 3 Treatments prescribed and performed, and compliance according to the main risk factor studied

From: Team care to cure adolescents with braces (avoiding low quality of life, pain and bad compliance): a case–control retrospective study. 2011 SOSORT Award winner

  TEAM NOT P
Bracing Prescription hours per day 17.2 ± 3.6 17.7 ± 4.1 NS
  Done   16.8 ± 3.7 14.8 ± 4.9 NS
  Reduction once a week   0.5 ± 0.7 3.8 ± 4.3 <0.05
Exercises Prescription session/month 10.5 ± 6.3 13.7 ± 12.6 NS
  Done   7.9 ± 3.7 7.8 ± 4.0 NS
  Done minutes/session 38.5 ± 12.6 20.0 ± 13.5 <0.05
Compliance Bracing % 97 ± 6 80 ± 24 <0.05
  Exercises   69 ± 34 50 ± 39 NS
  1. Average ± standard deviation. TEAM: patients treated by a complete team respecting the SOSORT criteria (score: excellent); NOT: patients treated in a team not respecting the SOSORT criteria (score: insufficient). (NS: Not Significant).