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Table 1 Summary of participant characteristics

From: Understanding muscle-immune interactions in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a feasibility study

Variables Mean (SD) Median (range)
Age (years) 14.4 (1.9) 14.4 (11.5–17.5)
BMI (kg/m2) 20.8 (3.0) 20.1 (16.6–26.1)
BMI percentile 58.0 (27.0) 59.3 (18.5–92.5)
Body fat percentage 24.1 (6.2) 23.7 (10.3–35.4)
Cobb angle (degrees) 57.1 (14.8) 56.6 (30.0–78.7)
Pulse rate (bpm) 90.5 (14.9) 88.5 (60.0–122.0)
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 121.4 (9.9) 119.5 (108.0–143.0)
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 75.8 (8.3) 76.5 (63.0–88.0)
  1. Abbreviations: SD standard deviation, BMI body mass index, bpm beats per minute, mmHg millimeters of mercury. All 12 subjects who were approached consented to participating in the study and to providing biological samples (100%)