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Table 1 Comparison of parameters characterizing body posture in the study group and the control group

From: Changes in the body posture of women occurring with age

Variable Older women Younger women MANN–WHITNEY U
xx x Me s x Me s Z p
ALPHA [°] 24.53 14.10 25.67 26.74 14.50 24.96 0.3919 0.6952
BETA [°] 5.53 4.50 4.23 4.08 3.00 4.72 -2.9358 0.0033
GAMMA [°] 41.25 37.80 23.25 25.92 14.05 21.49 -4.9632 0.0000
KPT [°] -11.88 -9.70 17.13 -2.03 -3.55 14.92 4.3808 0.0000
KKP [°] 138.31 147.20 21.76 150.55 161.45 21.29 4.3320 0.0000
GKP [mm] -7.02 -7.50 19.90 3.60 3.80 9.55 3.7103 0.0002
KLL [°] 185.86 170.70 34.09 186.68 167.45 35.72 -1.6231 0.1046
GLL [mm] -6.15 -8.30 14.19 -12.74 -9.80 28.04 -1.5296 0.1261
KNT [°] 0.13 0.10 1.43 -0.65 -0.55 1.24 -3.6393 0.0003
KLB [mm] 2.52 0.00 9.84 -0.88 0.00 8.70 -2.3285 0.0199
UL [mm] 2.38 1.90 12.32 -1.28 -0.90 7.05 -3.3831 0.0007
UB [mm] -0.65 -0.80 8.52 -1.64 -0.80 7.13 -0.7035 0.4818
OL [mm] -3.67 -3.80 12.50 -0.80 -0.05 12.40 1.5676 0.1170
UK [mm] -0.60 -1.40 6.06 -2.00 -2.90 4.88 -1.6231 0.1046
  1. The statistical significance level was p < 0.05.