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Research Article

Structural Integration as an Adjunct to Outpatient Rehabilitation for Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Randomized Pilot Clinical Trial

Table 4

Outcomes.

Change scores
Outcomes (range)median IQR1
SI + OR ()OR alone ()

Primary outcome
 VAS Pain (0–100 mm)−26 −31.5, −3.00 −24.5, 6.50.075
Secondary outcome
 RMDQ (0–24 points)−2 −4.5, −10 −2, 00.0074
Exploratory outcomes
 Days + half days disabled (0–14)−1.0 −3.5, 00.0 4.5, 0.50.445
  SF36 subscales (0–100)2
   Physical function5 0, 155 0, 130.842
   Role physical25 0, 500 0, 250.349
   Bodily Pain16 7, 250 0, 110.0094
   General health0 0, 83 0, 100.673
   Vitality8 0, 160 −5, 50.034
   Social function0 0, 160 −13, 00.041
   Role emotional0 0, 00 0, 00.771
   Mental health0 −4, 80 −4, 40.305
  SF36 composite scores2
   Physical 3 1, 103 0, 90.306
   Mental 0 −3, 30 −4, 10.424
  GSC (Likert −3 to +3)33 2, 32 1, 2.250.00035

IQR: interquartile range.
VAS: Visual Analog Scale.
RMDQ: Roland-Morris Disability Scale.
SF36: Short Form (36) Health Survey.
GSC: Global Satisfaction with Care.
1Wilcoxon rank sum 2-sided; 2higher scores on SF36 subscales and composite scores indicate more positive health; 3higher scores on GSC indicate greater satisfaction with care; 4 < 0.01; 5 < 0.001.

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