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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of study participants (full version see Table 5 in Appendix)

From: Green exercise and mg-ca-SO4 thermal balneotherapy for the treatment of non-specific chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled clinical trial

  Green exercise and balneotherapy Green exercise Control p-value with Bonferroni correction  
Number 26 27 27   
Sex (female/male) 14/12 14/13 17/10   
Age (years) 53.35 ± 8.26 52.85 ± 6.43 43.81 ± 12.07 <  0.000***  
BMI 26.32 ± 4.47 24.78 ± 2.73 25.06 ± 3.18 0.245  
Korff 1.92 ± 1.02 1.52 ± 0.75 1.63 ± 0.77 0.580  
Pain medication 0.73 ± 1.04 0.74 ± 1.1 1 ± 0.89 0.368  
Physicians consultations 0.88 ± 1.28 0.63 ± 0.79 1.37 ± 0.63 0.002**  
Status of employee’s illness 1 ± 1.67 0.3 ± 0.87 0.89 ± 0.64 0.002**  
Job satisfaction 74.38 ± 25.21 79.19 ± 20.59 79.96 ± 23.16 1  
  1. Data represented as mean ± SD