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Table 2 Association of change in the extent of Modic Type 1 (M1) and Type 2 (M2) with low back pain (LBP) intensity and Oswestry Disability Index (ODI)

From: Association between changes in lumbar Modic changes and low back symptoms over a two-year period

  LBP intensity ODI
  B (SE) Beta P B (SE) Beta P
Unadjusted       
 Change in M1 0.027 (0.012) 0.26 0.036 0.160 (0.065) 0.30 0.017
 Change in M2 −0.044 (0.022) −0.24 0.054 −0.125 (0.122) −0.13 0.306
Adjusted for age and gender       
 Change in M1 0.025 (0.013) 0.25 0.060 0.166 (0.068) 0.31 0.018
 Change in M2 −0.044 (0.023) −0.24 0.059 −0.128 (0.124) −0.13 0.304
Adjusted for age, gender and size of Modic change at baseline       
 Change in M1 0.019 (0.018) 0.19 0.284 0.282 (0.090) 0.53 0.003
 Change in M2 −0.035 (0.024) −0.19 0.156 −0.135 (0.133) −0.14 0.315