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Table 6 A table showing the statistical analysis of the post-operative group for the main thoracic curve group compared to the non-scoliotic group

From: The effects of scoliosis and subsequent surgery on the shape of the torso

  Post-operative scoliosis Non-scoliotic Significance of difference
ShDiffHt (mm) −14.3 (13.8) −4.3 (8.7) < 0.001
AxDiffHt (mm) 4.8 (13.8) −1.0 (9.4) < 0.001
WaistDiffHt (mm) 1.9 (20.8) 1.4 (13.2) 0.838
AxDiffOff (mm) 6.6 (15.6) 2.0 (9.2) < 0.001
WaistDiffOff (mm) −2.9 (21.3) −9.2 (11.1) 0.013
  1. Non-scoliotic data form Gardner et al. [9]