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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of physical parameters, curve patterns, bracing hours and BrQ, TAPS and SRS22r scores upon the three visits (N = 42)

From: A correlation study between in-brace correction, compliance to spinal orthosis and health-related quality of life of patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Variables Visit 1 (pre-brace) Visit 2 (in-brace) Visit 3 (in-brace)
Cobb angle (°) 29.4 (3.9, 25.0-36.0) 18.4 (6.5, 4.2-30.4) 19.0 (6.7, 1.3-32.8)
Vertebral rotation (°) 6.8 (5.0, 0–17.5) 6.3 (5.2, 0–20) 6.4 (4.9, 0–22.5)
Trunk listing (mm) 14.60 (9.93, 0.0-39.1) 13.19 (11.17, 0.0-43.7) 11.65 (9.67, 0.0-45.1)
Thoracic curve pattern (n = 15)
Cobb angle (°) 30.2 (4.3, 25.2-36.0) 22.7 (4.0, 15.4-30.4) 24.3 (3.9, 16.8-32.8)
In-brace correction (%) --- 18.9 (13.1, 0.7-42.5) 24.4 (10.3, 12.7-43.0)
Thoracolumbar curve pattern (n = 27)
Cobb angle (°) 28.9 (3.6, 25.0-35.4) 16.0 (6.4, 4.2-25.8) 16.0 (6.0, 1.3-28.2)
In-brace correction (%) --- 45.0 (18.1, 14.3-95.7) 44.9 (20.0, 9.2-86.1)
Bracing hours per day (per log sheet) --- 18.31 (6.17, 0–23) 17.36 (5.98, 1–23)
TAPS (1–5) 3.56 (0.55, 2.7-4.3) 3.73 (0.56, 2.3-5.0) 3.56 (0.68, 1.7-5.0)
TAPS question 1 (1–5) 3.33 (0.79, 2–5) 3.67 (0.69, 2–5) 3.50 (0.71, 2–5)
TAPS question 2 (1–5) 3.67 (0.57, 3–5) 3.83 (0.54, 3–5) 3.69 (0.68, 2–5)
TAPS question 3 (1–5) 3.69 (0.64, 2–5) 3.69 (0.68, 2–5) 3.50 (0.77, 1–5)
BrQ total (20–100) --- 77.07 (9.41, 56.5-94.1) 76.86 (11.91, 44.1-96.5)
BrQ general health perception (1–5) --- 3.48 (0.76, 1.5-5.0) 3.30 (0.73, 1.5-5.0)
BrQ physical functioning (1–5) --- 3.73 (0.59, 2.14-4.86) 3.83 (0.68, 2.14-5.0)
BrQ emotional functioning (1–5) --- 3.61 (0.72, 2.0-5.0) 3.60 (0.79, 1.4-5.0)
BrQ self-esteem and aesthetics (1–5) --- 2.55 (0.97, 1.0-4.5) 2.50 (1.05, 1.0-5.0)
BrQ vitality (1–5) --- 2.82 (0.87, 1.0-5.0) 3.13 (0.97, 1.0-5.0)
BrQ school activity (1–5) --- 3.77 (0.60, 2.33-5.0) 3.94 (0.71, 2.33-5.0)
BrQ bodily pain (1–5) --- 4.54 (0.56, 3.14-5.0) 4.40 (0.60, 2.57-5.0)
BrQ social functioning (1–5) --- 4.16 (0.66, 2.29-5.0) 4.11 (0.8283, 1.71-5.0)
SRS22r total (22–110) --- 88.81 (10.34, 65–105) 88.79 (11.30, 52–105)
SRS22r function/activity (1–5) --- 4.34 (0.48, 2.8-5.0) 4.35 (0.56, 3.0-5.0)
SRS22r pain (1–5) --- 4.45 (0.46, 3.4-5.0) 4.49 (0.50, 3.0-5.0)
SRS22r self image/appearance (1–5) --- 3.39 (0.66, 1.6-4.6) 3.38 (0.60, 1.6-5.0)
SRS22r mental health (1–5) --- 4.04 (0.76, 2.2-5.0) 4.07 (0.81, 1.2-5.0)
SRS22r satisfaction with management (1–5) --- 3.87 (0.76, 1.5-5.0) 3.68 (0.91, 1.0-5.0)
  1. TAPS question, BrQ & SRS22r domain scale 1 = worst, 5 = best.
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