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Table 1 Patient characteristics of the disc herniation group and the control group

From: Correlation between intervertebral disc degeneration, paraspinal muscle atrophy, and lumbar facet joints degeneration in patients with lumbar disc herniation

Variables Disc herniation group Control group P value
Age 48.97 ± 8.39 46.08 ± 7.27 >0.05
Sex, female 29 (48.3%) 31 (51.7%)
History (months) 9.15 ± 5.51
VAS 6.60 ± 1.33
  1. Data is presented as mean ± standard deviation
  2. VAS visual analogue scale/Score