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Table 2 Spearman correlation coefficient between SBTa and ÖMPSQ-shortb total scores, n = 315

From: Comparison of the Swedish STarT Back Screening Tool and the Short Form of the Örebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire in patients with acute or subacute back and neck pain

Population Males and Females Females Males
n r p n r p n r p
Total population 315 0.62 <0.01 197 0.57 <0.01 118 0.69 <0.01
BPc 121 0.63 <0.01 62 0.58 <0.01 59 0.62 <0.01
NP + BPd 194 0.60 <0.01 135 0.56 <0.01 59 0.68 <0.01
≤39 years 108 0.72 <0.01 69 0.73 <0.01 39 0.75 <0.01
40–49 years 105 0.57 <0.01 71 0.60 <0.01 34 0.50 <0.01
≥50 years 102 0.50 <0.01 57 0.21 0.11 45 0.72 <0.01
  1. a SBT Start Back Screening Tool, b ÖMPSQ-short Short form of the Örebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire, c BP Back Pain, d NP + BP Patients with neck or shoulder pain (NP) with or without back pain (BP)