Skip to main content

Table 1 Baseline participant demographics

From: Does improvement towards a normal cervical sagittal configuration aid in the management of cervical myofascial pain syndrome: a 1- year randomized controlled trial

  Experimental group (n = 60) Control group (n = 60)
Age(y) 33.1 ± 8 31.9 ± 7
Weight(kg) 76 ± 10 78 ± 11
Male 40(67%) 36(60%)
Female 20(33%) 24(40%)
Education level
 Primary school 4 3
 Secondary school 8 8
 Advanced technical colleague 21 20
 University diploma 15 13
 Others 12 16
Employment status
 Full-time 47 49
 Part-time 8 7
 Unemployed 5 4
 NDI 35.7 ± 2.6 35.1 ± 3.2
 Cervical angle 44.8 ± 3.5 45.03 ± 3.1
 Shoulder angle 48.2 ± 2.1 48.3 ± 1.7
 Pain intensity 5.3 ± .7 5.1 ± .8
 Algometric pressure 1.9 ± .2 1.7 ± .3
 Cervical flexion 53.2 ± 1 52.8 ± 2.1
 Cervical extension 68.1 ± 1.2 67.6 ± 2.5
 Right cervical rotation 72.3 ± 2.4 73.7 ± 2.6
 Left cervical rotation 72.3 ± 2.4 74.3 ± 2.8
 Right lateral flexion 42.3 ± 2 41.9 ± 2.1
 Left lateral flexion 42.5 ± 2.1 42.2 ± 2.1