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Table 3 Degrees of each angle at each decade of life

From: Changes of upright body posture in the sagittal plane of men and women occurring with aging – a cross sectional study

Decade of life Neck
(degree)
Thorax
(degree)
Waist
(degree)
Hip
(degree)
Knee
(degree)
20-29 yrs 162.8 ± 2.3
***/##
163.3 ± 1.6
***/###/$$$
167.5 ± 0.7 176.2 ± 0.9 175.4 ± 0.9
30-39 yrs 161.3 ± 2.0
*/#
161.0 ± 1.2
$$
165.5 ± 1.0 176.1 ± 0.8 174.7 ± 1.0
40-49 yrs 161.7 ± 1.3
*/#
162.4 ± 1.5
**/##/$$
167.1 ± 0.9 175.3 ± 0.8 172.6 ± 0.6
50-59 yrs 158.9 ± 1.8 161.0 ± 1.5
$$
166.6 ± 1.1 177.4 ± 0.9 177.9 ± 1.1
60-69 yrs 153.5 ± 0.9 156.2 ± 1.0 166.9 ± 0.6 176.9 ± 0.7 178.4 ± 0.9
70-79 yrs 154.6 ± 1.6 156.6 ± 0.6 167.7 ± 0.6 176.2 ± 0.5 178.4 ± 0.7
80-89 yrs 159.0 ± 0.6 154.6 ± 1.0 167.9 ± 1.0 176.8 ± 0.8 179.5 ± 0.8
total 157.2 ± 0.6 158.2 ± 0.4 167.2 ± 0.3 176.4 ± 0.3 177.5 ± 0.4
P 0.000 0.000 0.552 0.766 0.000
F 6.348 8.990 0.825 0.555 5.221
  1. Data are expressed as Mean ± S.E. *, **, *** vs 60-69 yrs., #,##, ### vs 70-79 yrs., and $, $$, $$$ vs 80-89 yrs. p < 0.05, 0.01 and 0.001, respectively