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Table 2 Odds ratios for s-WPS. Results from univariable analyses

From: Prediction of 2-year work participation in sickness absentees with neck or shoulder pain: the contribution of demographic, patient-reported, clinical and imaging information

Demographic informationNOdds ratio (95% CI)p-value
Male sex1681.69 (0.85; 3.34)a0.13
Age (years)1680.99 (0.97; 1.03)0.85
Patient-reported information
 Pain intensity (numeric rating scale)1610.98 (0.95, 1.01)0.21
 Whiplash trauma (yes vs. no)1680.77 (0.32; 1.85)0.56
 Sick leave duration (months)1680.68 (0.54; 0.87)a0.002
 ÖMPSQ score (numerical variable)1610.97 (0.95; 0.98)a<  0.001
 Education ≥3 years (yes vs. no)1550.93 (0.41; 2.12)0.87
 Ongoing worker’s compensation claim (yes vs. no)1390.45 (0.21; 0.97)a0.04
Clinical information
 Radiculopathy (yes vs. no)1684.29 (1.77; 10.4)a0.001
  ≥ 11 tender points (yes vs. no)1680.58 (0.31; 1.12)a0.10
 Multidisciplinary intervention1681.04 (0.56; 1.93)0.90
MRI information
 Kyphosis (yes vs. no)973.06 (1.03; 9.11)a0.05
 Disc height reduction (yes vs. no)971.40 (0.56; 3.46)0.47
 Disc contour change (bulge, protrusion or extrusion) (yes vs. no)831.32 (0.41; 4.24)0.64
 Spinal canal stenosis (yes vs. no)970.31 (0.09; 1.02)a0.06
 Neural foraminal stenosis (yes vs. no)841.13 (0.47; 2.71)0.78
 Zygapophyseal osteoarthritis (yes vs. no)830.81 (0.34; 1.96)0.65
 Uncovertebral osteoarthritis (yes vs. no)781.44 (0.58; 3.60)0.43
  1. s-WPS successful work participation score, a: Variables carried forward in the multivariable analyses, ÖMPSQ Örebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire, MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging