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Table 2 Modalities. Number of modalities, the 'area score', reported in the sixteen lower areas, group at baseline, 5 and 10 weeks of follow up. 95% CI = 95% confidence intervals

From: The course of pain drawings during a 10-week treatment period in patients with acute and sub-acute low back pain

  Number of modalities used
  Baseline 5 weeks follow up 10 weeks follow up
  mean 95% CI mean 95% CI mean 95% CI
N 160   160   158  
Dorsal side       
   Lower back/buttock left 1.79 1.63–1.95 1.02 0.87–1.17 0.91 0.76–1.06
   Low. back/buttock right 1.61 1.43–1.78 1.01 0.88–1.15 0.92 0.78–1.07
   Thigh back, left side 0.57 0.43–0.70 0.27 0.16–0.38 0.25 0.14–0.36
   Thigh back, right side 0.48 0.36–0.61 0.17 0.09–0.24 0.14 0.07–0.21
   Lower leg back, left side 0.27 0.18–0.37 0.14 0.06–0.21 0.17 0.08–0.27
   Lower leg back, right side 0.22 0.14–0.31 0.09 0.04–0.14 0.11 0.05–0.17
   Plantar area left side 0.14 0.07–0.20 0.10 0.04–0.16 0.10 0.04–0.16
   Plantar area right side 0.08 0.03–0.13 0.05 0.01–0.10 0.06 0.01–0.10
Frontal side       
   Lower abdomen, left side 0.11 0.05–0.18 0.08 0.02–0.14 0.07 0.01–0.13
   Lower abdomen, right side 0.12 0.05–0.20 0.06 0.01–0.11 0.06 0.01–0.11
   Thigh front, left side 0.24 0.15–0.34 0.12 0.05–0.19 0.14 0.05–0.24
   Thigh front, right side 0.21 0.13–0.28 0.09 0.03–0.16 0.09 0.02–0.15
   Lower leg front, left side 0.12 0.05–0.20 0.07 0.03–0.12 0.10 0.03–0.17
   Lower leg front, right side 0.05 0.02–0.08 0.04 0.01–0.07 0.04 0.01–0.08
   Dorsal foot, left side 0.13 0.05–0.21 0.07 0.02–0.13 0.07 0.02–0.13
   Dorsal foot, right side 0.03 0.01–0.06 0.04 0.00–0.08 0.02 0.00–0.04
All other areas 0.13 0.03–0.23 0.38 0.17–0.58 0.39 0.13–0.65
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