Table 1

Subject characteristics for LBP and No-LBP groups

No-LBP

(N = 47)

LBP

(N = 60)

P value


Gender

Male/Female (%)

43%/57%

42%/58%

0.93

Age (years)

39.3 ± 14.1

38.3 ± 13.3

0.72

BMI (units)

25.9 ± 0.7

25.7 ± 0.6

0.81

Physical activity level (%)*

0.87

High

67%

62%

Moderate

26%

29%

Sedentary

8%

9%


Values represent Mean ± SD unless otherwise indicated.

*Activity levels based on subjects that completed the survey (No-LBP N = 38, LBP N = 52).

Langevin et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2009 10:151   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-10-151

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