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Table 11 Cost estimate for AIS

From: Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis screening for school, community, and clinical health promotion practice utilizing the PRECEDE-PROCEED model

Procedure Cost
1. Screening per child US $24.66
2. Child with curve of 20 degrees or more US $3,386.25
3. Child treated for scoliosis US $10,836.00
  1. Source: [38] Koukourakis et al, 1997; [74] Yawn & Yawn, 2000; [75] Morais et al, 1985; [76] Lonstein et al, 1982;