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Table 1 Patient characteristics at baseline.

From: Chiropractic manipulation in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: a pilot study

Group, patient # Gender Age (years) Race Family history Wt. (lb.) Ht. (inches) Menses Braced
medical-1 female 13 c no 112 62 yes no
medical-2 male 16 c yes 159 75 - no
medical-3 female 10 c no 67 54 no yes
sham female 16 c yes 113 65 yes no
chiropractic-1 female 16 aa yes 109 66 yes no
chiropractic-2 female 13 c no 75 62 no no
  1. aa = African American, c = Caucasian; Family History = family history of scoliosis, medical = standard medical care, sham = standard medical care plus sham manipulation, chiropractic = standard medical care plus chiropractic manipulation