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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study participants

From: Schroth physiotherapeutic scoliosis-specific exercises for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: how many patients require treatment to prevent one deterioration? – results from a randomized controlled trial - “SOSORT 2017 Award Winner”

  Schroth exercises + Standard of care (95% Confidence interval), n = 25 Standard of care (95% Confidence interval), n = 25
Age (years) 13.5 (12.7–14.2) 13.3 (12.7–13.9)
Girls n (%) 23 (92) 24 (96)
Braced participants n (%) 17 (68) 17 (68)
Height (m) 1.60 (1.6–1.6) 1.60 (1.6–1.6)
Weight (kg) 45.9 (42.6–49.1) 50.5 (47.1–54.0)
Largest curve (°) 29.1 (25.4–32.8) 27.9 (24.3–31.5)
Sum of curves (°) 48.1 (39.1–57.2) 54.3 (44.9–63.6)
Risser sign (0 to 5) 1.76 (1.10 to 2.45) 1.44 (0.77 to 2.11)
Lonstein and Carlson Risk of progression [29] (%) 65 65