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Table 3 Means and standard deviations of survey responses

From: Factors influencing adherence to an app-based exercise program in adolescents with painful hyperkyphosis

Question Mean ± SD* (n) Means defined**
1. My back pain bothers me… 3.9 ± 1.6 (n = 14) Kind of true
2. I used the app… 2.6 ± 1.2 (n = 14) Weekly
3. Using an app will help me to do exercises. 3.7 ± 1.1 (n = 14) Kind of true
4. If I have follow-up visits with my therapist, I will be more likely to use the app. 3.5 ± 1.5 (n = 14) Kind of true
5. The app was… 3.0 ± .6 (n = 11) No opinion
6. Compared to exercises on paper, the app was… 3.8 ± .8 (n = 12) A little better
7. Using this app was… 3.4 ± 1.2 (n = 12) No opinion
8. Getting access to this app was… 3.1 ± 1.7 (n = 13) No opinion
9. I check my e-mail… 3.6 ± 1.3 (n = 14) Few times a week
10. I text… 4.7 ± .8 (n = 14) Daily
11. I did my PT exercises… 3.6 ± .9 (n = 14) Few times a week
12. The PT exercises were… 2.8 ± .7 (n = 14) No opinion
13. Doing the PT exercises was… 3.6 ± 1.2 (n = 14) Kind of easy
14. After the PT exercises, my back pain was… 3.4 ± 1.1 (n = 14) No opinion
15. After the PT exercises, my posture was… 3.4 ± .7 (n = 14) No opinion
16. My parents encourage me to exercise… 3.6 ± 1.2 (n = 14) Few times a week
17. I am confident I can follow an exercise routine for… 3.9 ± 1.5 (n = 14) 4–5 months
18. I am motivated to exercise… 3.8 ± 1.1 (n = 14) Few times a week
19. The amount of energy I have to exercise is… 3.6 ± 1.4 (n = 14) Kind of there
  1. *Scale of 1 to 5. 1 smallest endorsement or most disagreeable response, 5 greatest endorsement or most agreeable response
  2. **Means defined according to rounding rules