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Table 2 Patient characteristics pre-operatively

From: Pelvic joint fusion in patients with severe pelvic girdle pain – a prospective single-subject research design study

  Mean Range (min-max)
Age (years) 40 (33–47)
Sex: female/male 8/0  
BMI (kg) 25 (20–30)
Children 2.8 (0–5)
Duration of symptoms (years) 11 (2–25)
Disability pension   
• 100% 3  
• Graded 1  
Sick leave   
• 100% 3  
• Graded 1  
Unilateral/Bilateral SIJ symptoms 1/7  
Pain in the pubic symphysis 7  
Etiology   
• Post pregnancy 6  
• Trauma 2  
Positive clinical test   
1. Posterior pelvic provocation test 6  
2. Active straight leg raise 8  
3. Modified Trendelenburg 4*  
4. Pain while palpation over the long dorsal ligament 8  
5. Palpation of the symphysis 7  
  1. *One could not perform the test.