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Table 4 Predictive capacity of individual variables obtained in the multiple logistic regression

From: Prognostic factors of a favorable outcome following a supervised exercise program for soldiers with sub-acute and chronic low back pain

Variables Sig. Sensitivity Specificity LR+ LR- Odd Ratio
No pain in lying down 0.017 0.75 [0.58–0.87] 0.49 [0.34–0.64] 1.47 [1.05–2.06] 0.51 [0.29–0.92] 3.65 [1.3–10.6]
No use of antidepressants 0.061 0.95 [0.82–0.99] 0.24 [0.13–0.40] 1.26 [1.05–1.51] 0.20 [0.05–0.90] 5.2 [0.9–29.4]
FABQ Work < 22.5 0.061 0.73 [0.56–0.85] 0.67 [0.51–0.80] 2.18 [1.38–3.43] 0.41 [0.24–0.70] 2.9 [0.9–8.6]
Number of previous treatments < 5 0.144 0.68 [0.51–0.81] 0.58 [0.42–0.72] 1.60 [1.07–2.39] 0.56 [0.35–0.91] 2.2 [0.8–6.3]
Work restriction <  6 months 0.161 0.85 [0.69–0.94] 0.44 [0.30–0.60] 1.53 [1.14–2.05] 0.34 [0.15–0.75] 2.48 [0.7–8.8]
  1. Numbers in square brackets represent the 95% confidence interval