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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients

From: Psychometric validation of the EuroQoL 5-Dimension 5-Level (EQ-5D-5L) in Chinese patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

  Total (N = 227)
Characteristics n %
Age (years, Mean ± SD) 15.6 ± 4.5  
Gender
Male 57 25.1 %
Female 170 74.9 %
Cobb Angle 25.0 ± 11.4  
≤40°, Mild or moderate 205 90.3 %
>40°, Severe 22 9.7 %
Treatment modality
Observation with regular follow-up 139 61.2 %
Braced before 13 5.7 %
Bracing 54 23.8 %
Surgery 21 9.3 %
Duration of bracing
<1 year 20 37.0 %
≥1 year 34 63.0 %
Modified Lenke Classification
Thoracic curve (Types 1/2) 86 37.9 %
Lumbar curve (Type 5) 38 16.7 %
Thoracic & Lumbar curve (Types 3/4/6) 103 45.4 %
  1. N/n number of subjects, SD standard deviation