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Table 2 Distribution of GMFCS-levels in relation to popliteal angle measurements during childhood

From: Change in popliteal angle and hamstrings spasticity during childhood in ambulant children with spastic bilateral cerebral palsy. A register-based cohort study

 2 years4 years6 years8 years10 years12 years14 years
GMFCS I17.9 (15.6–20.3)23.8 (22.1–25.5)28.3 (26.8–29.7)32.1 (30.5–33.6)35.4 (33.6–37.2)39.4 (36.2–40.6)41.2 (38.6–43.7)
GMFCS II23.8 (21.3–26.4)29.4 (27.5–31.4)33.7 (32.0–35.4)37.2 (35.4–39.1)40.3 (37.9–42.7)43.1 (40.0–46.1)45.6 (41.8–49.6)
GMFCS III28.33 (25.9–30.55)33.9 (31.9–36.0)38.0 (36.1–40.0)41.0 (39.0–43.0)43.1 (40.7–45.4)44.2 (40.6–47.7)44.3 (38.7–49.9)
  1. Mean popliteal angle (95% CI) over time divided by the gross motor function classification system (GMFCS) levels I, II and III
  2. GMFCS: gross motor function classification system; CI: confidence interval
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