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Table 5 Results longitudinal analysis for 30 % change as MID in ODI or NDI

From: Obesity is associated with more disability at presentation and after treatment in low back pain but not in neck pain: findings from the OIOC registry

  BMI category % with MIDa OR (95 % CI) p-value
LBPb Lean (reference) 36.3
  Underweight 33.3 1.19 (0.68; 2.09) 0.63
  Overweight 48.0 1.15 (0.99; 1.34) 0.35
  Obesity class I 46.4 1.14 (0.92; 1.40) 0.25
  Obesity class II–III 33.3 0.98 (0.73; 1.33) 0.91
NP Lean (reference) 41.9   
  Underweight 50 1.12 (0.58–2.19) 0.73
  Overweight 41.7 1.00 (0.72–1.39) 0.98
  Obesity class I 57.1 1.03 (0.64–1.64) 0.91
  Obesity class II–III 66.7 1.30 (0.69–2.44) 0.41
  1. Results adjusted for the following confounders with at least 10 % change in the effect between BMI on ODI/NDI
  2. araw rate of MID
  3. bnot in a relationship, blue collar work, not working, work-related risk factor, chronic LBP, high pain (NRS >6), high FABQ-P