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Table 3 T-test results for continuous demographic measures means (standard deviation) between cases and non-cases by low back health effect definition

From: Prevalence of low back pain, seeking medical care, and lost time due to low back pain among manual material handling workers in the United States

  Age (years) Weight (kg) Height (cm)
Total Sample 36.2 (11.6) 84.8 (20.9) 173.2 (10.2)
Low Back Pain ≥7 days
 Cases 36.6 (11.7) 85.2 (19.5) 174.5 (9.6)
 Non Cases 36.1 (11.5) 84.6 (21.4) 172.7 (10.4)
p-values 0.4031 0.4840 0.0004*
Seeking Medical Care for LBP
 Cases 35.8 (10.9) 85.6 (19.0) 175.5 (9.4)
 Non Cases 36.3 (11.6) 84.6 (21.2) 172.7 (10.4)
p-values 0.5586 0.4715 0.0001*
Lost Work Time for LBP
 Cases 35.0 (10.9) 85.3 (19.0) 175.0 (9.1)
 Non Cases 36.4 (11.6) 84.7 (21.1) 173.0 (10.4)
p-values 0.1191 0.7409 0.0039*
  1. Note: * indicates statistical significance