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Table 3 Correlation between the clinical outcomes of imbalance of the shoulders and the radiology

From: Reliability and validity study of measurements on digital photography to evaluate shoulder balance in idiopathic scoliosis

Correlations
  Back Front
LRTA SHA AHA LRTA SHA AHA
r p r p r p r p r p r p
CRIA −0.35 0.00 0.39 0.00 0.35 0.00 −0.45 0.00 0.48 0.00 0.51 0.00
T1 −0.35 0.00 0.37 0.00 0.31 0.005 −0.35 0.00 0.51 0.00 0.44 0.00
PTC −0.07 n.s. 0.03 n.s. −0.26 0.02 −0.07 n.s. 0.04 n.s. −0.03 0.02
MTC −0.16 n.s. 0.19 n.s. 0.46 0.00 −0.27 0.02 0.24 0.03 0.27 0.01
TLLC 0.35 0.002 −0.33 0.003 −0.45 0.00 0.23 0.04 −0.26 0.02 −0.30 0.007
PTC_LEV −0.11 n.s. 0.17 n.s. 0.45 0.00 −0.27 0.15 0.25 0.02 0.29 0.008
MTC_LEV 0.19 n.s. −0.19 n.s. −0.42 0.00 0.24 0.29 −0.21 n.s. −0.24 0.03
TLLC_LEV −0.44 0.00 0.39 0.00 0.36 0.001 −0.15 n.s. 0.25 0.02 0.28 0.01
  1. LRTA (Left/right trapezium angle); SHA (Shoulder height angle); AHA (Axilla height angle); CRIA (Clavicle-rib intersection angle); T1 tilt (T1 inclination angle); PTC (Proximal thoracic curve Cobb angle); MTC (Main thoracic curve Cobb angle); TLLC (Thoraco-lumbar/lumbar curve Cobb angle); PTC_LEV (Lower end vertebra of the proximal thoracic curve); MTC_LEV (Lower end vertebra of the major thoracic curve); TLLC_LEV (Lower end vertebra of the thoraco-lumbar/lumbar curve).