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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the study subjects with lateral spinal stenosis (n = 14 patients)

From: Correlation of lateral stenosis in MRI with symptoms, walking capacity and EMG findings in patients with surgically confirmed lateral lumbar spinal canal stenosis

Male/Female 6/8 (43/57)
Marital status; married or co-habiting 9 (64)
Current smoker 2 (14)
Age 58 (range 48-76)
BMI (kg/m2) 27.3 (3.8)
Number of somatic diseases 5.8 (3.9)
ODI 41.5 (9.6)
VAS overall 35.1 (22.2)
NRS LBP 4.4 (3.0)
NRS LP 6.7 (2.1)
BDI score 8.6 (4.1)
Walking distance (m) 829 (310)
  1. Note: Except where indicated, data are numbers of patients, with percentages in parentheses or means, ± standard deviations in parentheses.
  2. ODI = Oswestry disability index scale (0-100), VAS overall = Visual analogue pain scale (0-100), NRS LBP = NRS low back pain at rest, scale (0-10), NRS LP = NRS leg pain at walking, scale (0-10), BDI = Beck Depression inventory (0-63).