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Table 2 Patient characteristics demonstrating a relationship with not achieving a minimal clinically important difference (MCID) following the non-surgical management of KOA, SIS, and LBP

From: General health factors may be a barrier to effective non-surgical multidisciplinary rehabilitation of common orthopaedic conditions in tertiary care settings

Condition No MCID
Mean ± Standard Deviation or % (n)
MCID (Reference)
Mean ± Standard Deviation or % (n)
Adjusted OR (95% Confidence Intervals)
Low Back Pain
 Cervical and/or thoracic pain    
  Present 66.7% (26) 33.3% (13) 2.1 (1.02–4.4)A
  Absent 46.3% (94) 53.7% (109)  
 Pain Self Efficacy Score 28.82 ± 13.81 (120) 33.72 ± 15.51 (122) 0.98 (0.96–1)A
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
 Comorbidities 3.55 ± 2.31 (133) 2.77 ± 2.28 (124) 1.16 (1.02–1.32)A
Knee Osteoarthritis
 Psychological Anxiety 7.89 ± 8.91 (91) 4.54 ± 5.02 (89) 1.11 (1.03–1.21)A
 Patient Specific Functional Scale 3.37 ± 1.38 (53) 4.19 ± 1.88 (62) 0.76 (0.59–0.97)A
  1. Significant at AP < 0.05