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Table 3 Linear regression analysis between the logarithm of the Romberg ratio and neck PPT in persons with dizziness (n = 234) and in patients with neck pain (n = 125)

From: Associations between pressure pain threshold in the neck and postural control in patients with dizziness or neck pain – a cross-sectional study

 PPT Upper NeckPPT Lower Neck
GroupsB (CI)pR2B (CI)pR2
Romberg ratio
Model 1: Unadjusted
 Neck Pain−.0002 (−.0011 to .0007).620.0020<−.0001 (−.0011 to .0009).881.0002
 Dizziness−.0012 (−.0019 to −.0004).002.0413−.0018 (−.0029 to −.0009)<.001.0571
Model 2: Adjusted for age and sex
 Neck Pain<−.0001 (−.0009 to .0009).989.0423.0002 (−.0009 to .0014).625.0442
 Dizziness−.0010 (−.0018 to −.0002).011.0519−.0017 (−.0028 to −.0006).002.0667
Model 3: adjusted for age, sex, and GP
 Neck Pain<−.0001 (−.0011 to .0009).894.0430.0002 (−.0009 to .0014).625.0442
 Dizziness−.0011 (−.0020 to −.0002).015.0533−.0018 (−.0030 to −.0007).002.0687
Romberg ratio on foam
Model 1: Unadjusted
 Neck Pain−.0001 (−.0009 to .0007).749.0008−.0001 (−.0012 to .0008).795.0006
 Dizziness−.0005(−.0011 to .0002).143.0092−.0007 (−.0015 to .0009).082.0130
Model 2: Adjusted for age and sex
 Neck Pain−.0006 (−.0015 to .0002).154.0746−.0006 (−.0016to .0004).207.0712
 Dizziness−.0005 (−.0012 to <.0001).082.0212−.0009 (−.0017 to <−.0001).039.0264
Model 3: Adjusted for age, sex, and GP
 Neck Pain−.0004 (−.0013 to .0005).383.0845−.0003 (−.0014 to .0008).530.0817
 Dizziness−.0005 (−.0013 to .0002).120.0206−.0009 (−.0018 to <.0001).057.0258
  1. PPT Pressure pain threshold, R2 explained R-squared, p p-value, CI confidence interval, B regression coefficient, n sample size, GP generalized pain (number of ACR tender points)
  2. Figures in bold indicate significant p-value