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Table 5 Results of meta-analytic moderator analyses for social support from supervisor

From: Psychosocial areas of worklife and chronic low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  k OR LL UL I 2 z-Test
Study Design
 Cross-sectional 3 0.84 0.69 1.02 48.9 p = .380
 Prospective 5 0.76 0.67 0.86 0.0  
Occupation
 Blue      p = .497
 Mixed 4 0.76 0.66 0.87 0.0  
 Pink 4 0.82 0.68 0.98 28.4  
Study Quality
 High      p = 1.00
 Medium 8 0.78 0.70 0.86 0.0  
 Low      
Country
Asia 1 0.62 0.42 0.91 0.0 p = .155
 Australia/NZ      
 Europe 6 0.82 0.73 0.93 0.0  
 Northern America 1 0.67 0.52 0.85 0.0  
Exposure (months) 5 PE = −.009, SE = .010   p = .364
Year of Publication 8 PE = −.029, SE = .017   p = .083
Sample Size 8 PE < −.001, SE < .001   p = .751
Mean Age 8 PE = −.019, SE = .014   p = .189
Females (%) 8 PE = .001, SE = .002   p = .494
  1. k Number of included studies, OR Mean sample size-weighted (pooled) odds ratio, LL Lower limit of 95% confidence (precision) interval (CI), UL Upper limit of 95% CI, I2 Index of heterogeneity I2 (percent), PE Point estimate of predictor from meta-regression (and corresponding standard error SE)