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Table 10 Brace questionnaire results (n = 45)

From: The effect of compliance to a Rigo System Cheneau brace and a specific exercise programme on idiopathic scoliosis curvature: a comparative study: SOSORT 2014 award winner

Measure Group n (%) Mean (±SD) p value
Total brace Compliant (n = 26) 26 (100) 81.65 (±10.65) 0.001
Questionnaire score Non compliant (n = 19) 19 (100) 69.52 (±12.25)
Domains     
General health Compliant 26 ( 100) 8.12 (±1.73) 0.04
Perception Non compliant 19 (100) 6.89 (±2.26)
Physical function Compliant 26 (100) 29.85 (±3.18) 0.003
Non Compliant 19 (100) 25.95 (±5.05)
Emotional function Compliant 26 (100) 18.58 (±3.84) 0.05
Non compliant 19 (100) 15.89 (±5.37)
Self esteem Compliant 26 (100) 7.85 (±1.38) 0.003
Non compliant 19 (100) 6.26 (±2.02)
Vitality Compliant 26 (100) 7.92 (±1.26) 0.0004
Non compliant 19 (100) 6.00 (±2.08)
School activity Compliant 26 (100) 13.42 (±1.77) 0.03
Non compliant 19 (100) 12.11 (±2.23)
Bodily pain Compliant 26 (100) 25.57 (±3.75) 0.01
Non compliant 19 (100) 22.52 (±3.96)
Social function Compliant 26 (100) 26.34 (±5.15) 0.07
Non compliant 19 (100) 23.16 (±6.42)
  1. (bold font = significant p values).