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Table 1 Subdomain scores of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association Back Pain Evaluation Questionnaire (JOABPEQ) and Scoliosis Research Society-22r Questionnaire (SRS-22r)

From: Low back pain and patient-reported QOL outcomes in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis without corrective surgery

  Group P (VAS >30 mm, n = 16) Group N (VAS ≤30 mm, n = 82) p
JOABPEQ
 Low back pain 49.9 ± 27.2 95.8 ± 11.1 <0.001
 Lumbar function 87.4 ± 17.9 98.1 ± 7.3 <0.001
 Walking ability 95.6 ± 11.2 99.1 ± 5.3 0.022
 Social life function 76.3 ± 17.5 97.5 ± 8.3 <0.001
 Mental health 68.6 ± 14.0 77.8 ± 16.5 0.021
SRS-22r
 Function 4.4 ± 0.5 4.8 ± 0.3 <0.001
 Pain 3.8 ± 0.5 4.7 ± 0.4 <0.001
 Self-image 2.8 ± 0.6 3.0 ± 0.5 0.182
 Mental health 4.0 ± 0.7 4.3 ± 0.7 0.053
 Satisfaction/dissatisfaction with management 3.2 ± 0.5 3.4 ± 0.7 0.152
  1. Values are expressed as means ± standard deviations.
  2. Mann–Whitney’s U test.