TABLE 3

Relationship of BMI, Income, and Distance to Curve Magnitude

Spearman Rank Correlation, rP
BMI versus
 Largest curve0.09.235
 Thoracic0.19.026
 Lumbar0.24.017
 Thoracolumbar0.01.941
Income versus
 Largest curve–0.13.083
 Thoracic–0.17.043
 Lumbar–0.16.118
 Thoracolumbar–0.02.885
Distance versus
 Largest curve0.12.110
 Thoracic0.14.094
 Lumbar0.04.696
 Thoracolumbar0.22.242