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Comparison of the SF6D, the EQ5D, and the oswestry disability index in patients with chronic low back pain and degenerative disc disease

Lars G Johnsen123*, Christian Hellum4, Øystein P Nygaard137, Kjersti Storheim46, Jens I Brox4, Ivar Rossvoll123, Gunnar Leivseth5 and Margreth Grotle89

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1 Neuroclinic; National Center of spinal disorder, St. Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway

2 Clinic of Orthopedics and Rheumatology, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St. Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway

3 Department Of Neuromedicine, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

4 Clinic for Surgery and Neurology, Department of Orthopedics, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

5 Department of Clinical Medicine, Neuromuscular Diseases and Research Group, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway

6 Clinic for Surgery and Neurology, Oslo University, Oslo, Norway

7 Department of neurosurgery, St. Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway

8 FORMI, Clinic for surgery and neurology, Ullevaal, Oslo, N-0407, Norway

9 Faculty of health Sciences, Department of Physiotherapy, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Oslo, Norway

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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013, 14:148  doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-148

Published: 26 April 2013

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