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Table 5 Correlations between MIL factors and other specific and general measures (n = 170)

From: The mechanical and inflammatory low back pain (MIL) index: development and validation

   ILBP MLBP RMQ BAI SF-12 PCS SF-12 MCS
ILBP r   .16* .34** .34** .08 .12
  p . .023 .000 .000 .307 .127
MLBP r .16*   .16* .38** .17* .36
  p .023 . .024 .000 .026 .070.
ILBP_ + _MLBP r .72** .44** .34** .46** .16* .13
  p .000 .000 .000 .000 .045 .097
  1. ** = p < 0.01.
  2. * = p < 0.05.
  3. ILBP: inflammatory LBP; MLBP: mechanical LBP; RMQ: Roland Morris Questionnaire.
  4. BAI: Backache Index; SF-12 PCS and SF-12 MCS: SF-12 physical and mental components; SF-12: short Form-12 Health Survey.