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Table 4 Characteristics of the patients (N = 93) after stratification on rs4680 genotypes (Mean [SD])

From: Genetic contribution of catechol-O-methyltransferase variants in treatment outcome of low back pain: a prospective genetic association study

Variable A/A A/G G/G
No of patients 27 46 20
Gender (M / F) 6 / 21 18 / 28 11 / 9
Age at follow-up 51.8 [8.3] 52.0 [8.2] 51.7 [7.3]
Fusion / Cognitive 19 / 8 30 / 16 11 / 9
Baseline ODI 43.7 [10.2] 46.1 [11.9] 39.9 [9.2]
Follow-up ODI 26.1 [17.4] 22.1 [19.7] 25.8 [18.1]
ODI change - 17.6 [17.0] - 24.0 [22.6] - 14.1 [19.7]
Baseline VAS LBP 59.9 [14.1] 64.4 [13.4] 61.3 [13.6]
Follow-up VAS LBP 42.5 [18.3] 32.1 [26.6] 44.6 [29.0]
VAS LBP change - 17.5 [25.3] - 32.2 [25.4] - 16.7 [31.0]
VAS LBP change [Median] - 19.3 - 24.7 - 4.3