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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

General characteristics of the subjects

Variable (Units) GMWG (n = 18) GMNWG (n = 17) t/χ2 p
Gender (Male/Female) 4/14a 8/9 2.394 .122
Age (years) 49.44 ± 11.84b 45.35 ± 12.89 .979 .335
Height (cm) 160.47 ± 8.85 167.06 ± 7.69 -2.344 .025
Weight (kg) 63.06 ± 13.02 65.29 ± 14.52 -.479 .635

Pain side (Right/Left/Both/Center) 5/8/2/3 3/7/4/3 1.206 .752

LIT (negative/positive)
Test 1 1/17 0/17 .972 .324
Test 2 6/12 6/11 .015 .903
Test 3 1/17 1/16 .002 .967
Test 4 3/15 5/12 .805 .369
Test 5 15/3 11/6 1.588 .208

LIT 3 8 9
(Number of positive results for 5 tests) 4 10 5 4.701 .095
5 0 3

aNumbers, bMean ± standard deviation, GMWG: gluteus medius weakness group. GMNWG: gluteus medius non-weakened group, LIT: lumbar instability tests, Test 1: prone instability test, Test 2: passive lumbar extension test, Test 3: posterior-anterior mobility test, Test 4: straight leg raising test, Test 5: age.

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