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Table 7 Multivariate logistic regression with return to work within 12 months as outcome variable (n = 159)

From: Change in pain, disability and influence of fear-avoidance in a work-focused intervention on neck and back pain: a randomized controlled trial

Predictors OR 95% C.I.for OR p-value
Lower Upper  
Age 0.96 0.92 1.00 0.031*
Men (Women as reference) 0.80 0.39 1.66 0.552
Work-focused intervention 0.97 0.47 1.99 0.926
Improvement in FABQ-Wa (no improvement as reference) 3.60 1.19 10.88 0.023*
Improvement in FABQ-Pb (no improvement as reference) 1.37 0.50 3.77 0.537
Anxiety score at basline (HADS-Acscale) 0.89 0.80 0.98 0.018*
Nagelkerke R2: 0.17, Cox & Snell R2: 0.12.
  1. aFear avoidance beliefs of work, bFear avoidance beliefs of physical activity, cHospital anxiety and depression scale, anxiety subscale *significant at level p < 0.05.