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Table 5 Risk ratio estimates for sickness absence for kundalini yoga and strength training, versus control group

From: Effects of yoga, strength training and advice on back pain: a randomized controlled trial

  Kundalini yoga versus control group Strength training versus control group
Adherence to treatment/week <2 times/week ≥2 times/week <2 times/week ≥2 times/week
Sickness absenteeism RR 1.12 (0.82; 1.52) RR 0.47 (0.30; 0.74)*** RR 1.12 (0.82; 1.53) RR 0.60 (0.38; 0.96)*
  1. Risk ratio estimates for sickness absence with parenthesized confidence intervals (95%) from GEE analyses for the kundalini yoga and strength training, versus the control group stratified on adherence to treatment less than 2 times/week or 2 or more times/week, at the 12-month follow-up. *p = < 0.05; ***p = < 0.001. Abbreviation RR risk ratio estimate