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Table 4 Relationship between need for surgery and quantitative variables

From: Predictors of the failure of conservative treatment in patients with a thoracolumbar burst fracture

Variable Need for surgery Statistical test
Yes No
Age (years) 53.37 (11.09) 34.43 (7.7) *p < 0.001
Follow up 18.62 (4.68) 14.54 (5.01) p = 0.327
Body mass index 27.37 (2.47) 23.9 (1.3) *p = 0.009
VBCR (%) 63.51 (1.36) 68.52 (4.49) p = 0.401
PAHC (%) 66.68 (1.70) 71.27 (4.21) p = 0.390
Cobb(°) 18.06 (3.64) 11.54 (3.13) *p = 0.012
Canal compromise (%) 26.31 (3.57) 22.33 (4.6) p = 0.187
IPD 29.18 (4.91) 16.68 (2.53) *p < 0.001
VAS 6.31 (0.87) 5.52 (0.67) p = 0.289
  1. VBCR vertebral body compression rate, PAHC percentage of anterior height compression, IPD interpedicular distance, VAS visual analog scale