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Table 1 Baseline demographics

From: Trunk and craniofacial asymmetry are not associated in the general population: a cross-sectional study of 1029 adolescents

Variable Participants, (n = 1029)
Demographics characteristics
 Age (years) 12.4 ± 0.9
 Gender, female: male [n (%)] 491 (47.7%):538 (52.30%)
 Weight (m) 49.0 ± 11.0
 Height (m) 157.4 ± 10.2
Predominant side
 Write, right [n (%)] 923 (89.7%)
 Throw, right [n (%)] 952 (92.5%)
 Foot, right [n (%)] 905 (87.9%)
 Eyes, right [n (%)] 768 (74.6%)
Trunk asymmetric (> 4°)
 Thoracic 53 (5.2%); 4.8 ± 1.1
 Thoracolumbar 81 (7.9%); 5.3 ± 1.6
 Lumbar 74 (7.2%); 5.1 ± 1.5
Trunk asymmetric (> 7°)
 Thoracic 6 (0.6%)
 Gender, female [n (%)] 2 (0.4%)
 Thoracolumbar 13 (1.3%)
 Gender, female [n (%)] 10 (2.0%)
 Lumbar 9 (0.9%)
 Gender, female [n (%)] 8 (1.6%)
Facial sagittal morphology
 Flat [n (%)] 512 (49.8%)
 Convex [n (%)] 215 (42.1%)
 Concave [n (%)] 18 (1.7%)
 Biprotuso [n (%)] 19 (1.8%)
 Harmonious [n (%)] 47 (4.6%)
Facial asymmetric
 Female [n (%)] 215 (20.9%)
 Male [n (%)] 197 (19.1%)
Age
 11 years, female [n (%)] 101 (49.5%)
 12 years, female [n (%)] 169 (45.3%)
 13 years, female [n (%)] 167 (50.3%)
 14 years, female [n (%)] 54 (45.0%)
  1. Data are expressed as means ± standard deviations (SD)