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Table 4 Spearman’s correlation (r) between the spinopelvic parameters and the Pfirrmann disc degeneration degree at each lumbar disc level

From: Different spinal subtypes with varying characteristics of lumbar disc degeneration at specific level with age: a study based on an asymptomatic population

 ABC
L1-L2L2-L3L3-L4L4-L5L5-S1L1-L2L2-L3L3-L4L4-L5L5-S1L1-L2L2-L3L3-L4L4-L5L5-S1
LL0.04− 0.04− 0.080.12− 0.040.040.03− 0.23− 0.25*− 0.18− 0.01− 0.090.17− 0.26*0.04
SS0.170.14− 0.07− 0.120.05− 0.05− 0.020.140.210.14− 0.09− 0.05− 0.18−0.160.06
PT− 0.090.000.16− 0.16− 0.070.230.070.010.050.040.19− 0.030.04− 0.01− 0.05
PI− 0.030.140.02− 0.110.090.11− 0.010.080.190.11− 0.02− 0.01− 0.11− 0.180.09
SVA0.05− 0.07− 0.010.08− 0.150.11− 0.040.10− 0.080.08− 0.10− 0.040.14− 0.12− 0.06
  1. *There was a statistically significant correlation (P < 0.05)
  2. LL lumbar lordosis, SS sacral slope, PT pelvic tilt, PI pelvic incidence, SVA sagittal vertical axis