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Table 3 The association of number of positive answers in the five part questionnaire with pelvic girdle pain in the 9-month period of pregnancy, among 2217 women reporting pain status two times during pregnancy (n = 4434 pain drawings)

From: The Association of Self-Reported Generalized Joint Hypermobility with pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy: a retrospective cohort study

Positive answers 5PQ Pelvic girdle pain
All women
n =
All cases
n (%)
Adjusted ORa
(95% CI)
P =
Trimester 1
0
874
349 (39.9) Reference
1
706
299 (42.3) 1.10 (0.94–1.28)c 0.22
2
336
157 (46.7) 1.27 (1.05–1.53)c 0.02
3
202
98 (48.5) 1.36 (1.07–1.72)c 0.01
4/5
99
51 (51.5) 1.50 (1.08–2.10)c 0.02
Test for linear trend ≤0.001
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. a Adjusted for age and ethnicity, b 5PQ – Five part Questionnaire: Generalized joint hypermobility = sum score ≥ 2
  3. c Cluster robust standard errors, P < 0.05