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Table 3 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis codes

From: Back pain in seniors: the Back pain Outcomes using Longitudinal Data (BOLD) cohort baseline data

Diagnosis codes N (%) RMDQ Back pain intensity Leg pain intensity
Non-Specific: lumbago, backache, sprains and strains 3560 (67.95%) 4.0 9.0 15.0 (9.5 ± 6.5)* 3.0 5.0 7.0 (5.1 ± 2.8) 0.0 2.0 6.0 (3.0 ± 3.3)
Back and Leg: back pain with radiation, sciatica 1091 (20.82%) 5.0 10.0 15.0 (10.0 ± 6.2) 3.0 5.0 7.0 (4.9 ± 2.9) 3.0 5.0 7.0 (5.1 ± 3.0)
Spinal Stenosis 288 (5.50%) 5.0 10.0 15.2 (10.0 ± 6.4) 3.0 5.0 6.0 (4.6 ± 2.6) 0.0 5.0 6.0 (4.0 ± 3.2)
Others 300 (5.73%) 2.0 7.0 13.0 (8.0 ± 6.6) 3.0 5.0 7.0 (4.7 ± 2.7) 0.0 0.0 4.0 (2.2 ± 2.9)
  1. *25th percentile, median, 75th percentile (mean ± standard deviation).
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