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Table 2 COBB degrees distribution according the treatment adherence

From: Correlation between compliance and brace treatment in juvenile and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: SOSORT 2014 award winner

Juvenile scoliosis (JIS)
Compliance (N)   Baseline t5 Difference between t5 and baseline Difference over compliance
Complete mean 29.4 10.9 −18.5 Reference
SD 6.7 9.5 (p < 0.001)
Incomplete A mean 29.2 21.8 −7.4 11.1
SD 6.9 9.1 (P = 0.006) (p < 0.001)
Incomplete B mean 29.2 24.9 −4.1 14.4
SD 6.8 10.9 (p = 0.045) (p < 0.001)
Incomplete C mean 28.8 18.4 −10.4 8.1
SD 8.1 5.5 (p < 0.001) (p < 0.001)
Incomplete D mean 32.6 24.2 −8.4 10.1
SD 7.5 6.2 (p < 0.001) (p < 0.001)
Total mean 29.5 16.5 −13  
SD 6.9 11.0 (p < 0.001)
Adolescent scoliosis (AIS)
Compliance (N)   Baseline t5 Difference between t5 and baseline Difference over compliance
Complete mean 30.5 13.1 −17.4 Reference
SD 8.0 10.0 (p < 0.001)
Incomplete A mean 30.5 20.8 −9.7 7.7
SD 5.1 6.8 (p < 0.001) (p < 0.001)
Incomplete B mean 28.6 24.2 −4.4 13
SD 7.0 8.0 (p = ns) (p < 0.001)
Incomplete C mean 30.2 20.1 −10.1 7.3
SD 6.7 7.5 (p < 0.001) (p < 0.001)
Incomplete D mean 31.5 23.1 −8.4 9
SD 8.8 9.0 (p < 0.001) (p < 0.001)
Total mean 30.4 16.3 −14.1  
SD 7.7 10.2 (p < 0.001)