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Table 3 Age in years and Risser sign and curve size in degrees, at first consultation

From: Scoliosis detection, patient characteristics, referral patterns and treatment in the absence of a screening program in Norway

  Age Risser sign Curve size
  Mean± SD Median(range) Mean±SD)
Brace treatment 12.8±1.9 0(0 to 4) 36.0±8.7
Surgery 14.4±1.7 3(0 to 5) 58.3±10.9
Further observation 15.0±2.0 4(0 to 5) 32.4±9.8
Discharge 16.2±2.0 5(0 to 5) 25.4±8.1