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Table 1 Baseline characteristics within each group

From: The effect of Schroth exercises added to the standard of care on the quality of life and muscle endurance in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis—an assessor and statistician blinded randomized controlled trial: “SOSORT 2015 Award Winner”

  Schroth exercises + Standard of care (95 % Confidence interval), N = 25 Standard of care (95 % Confidence interval), N = 25
Age (years) 13.5 (12.7 to 14.2) 13.3 (12.7 to 13.9)
Girls 23 24
Braced 17 17
Height (m) 1.60 (1.6 to 1.6) 1.60 (1.6 to 1.6)
Weight (kg) 45.9 (42.6 to 49.1) 50.5 (47.1 to 54.0)
Largest curve (°) 29.1 (25.4 to 32.8) 27.9 (24.3 to 31.5)
Sum of curves (°) 48.1 (39.1 to 57.2) 54.3 (44.9 to 63.6)
Risser sign (0 to 5) 1.76 (1.10 to 2.45) 1.44 (0.77 to 2.11)
Risk of progression [79] (%) 65 65
SRS-22r Function (1 to 5) 4.60 (4.46 to 4.74) 4.55 (4.38 to 4.72)
SRS-22r Pain (1 to 5) 4.46 (4.26 to 4.67) 4.19 (3.92 to 4.47)
SRS-22r Self Image (1 to 5) 3.91 (3.65 to 4.17) 3.82 (3.55 to 4.08)
SRS-22r Total (1 to 5) 4.25 (4.09 to 4.40) 4.14 (3.96 to 4.31)
SAQ General (1 to 5) 2.92 (2.55 to 3.29) 2.89 (2.49 to 3.28)
SAQ Curve (1 to 5) 2.16 (1.96 to 2.36) 2.21 (2.03 to 2.38)
SAQ Prominence (1 to 5) 1.64 (1.41 to 1.87) 1.71 (1.48 to 1.93)
SAQ Trunk shift (1 to 5) 1.90 (1.68 to 2.11) 1.90 (1.68 to 2.11)
SAQ Waist (1 to 5) 2.75 (2.04 to 3.44) 2.64 (1.94 to 3.33)
SAQ Shoulders (1 to 5) 2.48 (2.04 to 2.92) 2.56 (2.16 to 2.96)
SAQ Chest (1 to 5) 2.14 (1.49 to 2.79) 2.19 (1.60 to 2.78)
Biering-Sorensen test (sec) 109.60 (87.67 to 131.53) 112.32 (85.47 to 139.17)