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Table 3 Mean Change (SD) in disability and function at three month for treatment groups

From: Sub-classification based specific movement control exercises are superior to general exercise in sub-acute low back pain when both are combined with manual therapy: A randomized controlled trial

  Mean change in score (CI 95 %) Between group difference (CI 95 %) p Mean scores SD    
  SMCE (n = 31) General Exercises (n = 33)    SMCE (n = 31) baseline SMCE three months General Exercises (n = 33) baseline General Exercises three months
RMDQ −6.5 (-7.9 to -5.0) −4.6 (-4.7 to -2.6) −1.9 (-4.5 to -1.1) <0.01 8.3 (7.1 to 9.4) 1.8 (1.2 to 2.5) 7.5 (6.4 to 8.6) 2.9 (2.4 to 4.4)
PSFS 8.0 (5.1 to 9.3) 5.3 (3.2 to 6.7) 2.7 (0.4 to 5.9) 0.13 13.9 (12.1 to 15.6) 21.9 (20.3 to 23.4) 15.0 (13.5 to 16.4) 20.3 (18.9 to 21.7)
ODI −13.2 (-15.2 to -9.3) −10.5 (-13.6 to -7.0) −2.7 (-6.3 to -2.3) 0.35 22.5 (20.0 to 25.0) 9.3 (6.9 to 11.6) 24.4 (21.7 to 27.2) 13.9 (10.3 to 17.5)
  1. RMDQ Roland-Morris Disablity Questionnaire, PSFS Patient-Specific Functional Scale, ODI Oswestry Disability Index