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Table 1 Characteristics of the 85 patients included in the study

From: Correlation between the HIF-1α/Notch signaling pathway and Modic changes in nucleus pulposus cells isolated from patients with low back pain

Modic type Sex n Age Sample level Population NRS score
Control Group M F 5 15 48.81 ± 9.93 L1/2 2 3.3 ± 2.1
L2/3 1
L3/4 3
L4/5 8
L5/S1 6
Modic Type 1 M F 9 6 42.6 ± 12.88 L1/2 2 4.2 ± 1.6
L4/5 9
L5/S1 4
Modic Type 2 M F 10 30 55.69 ± 11.03 L1/2 2 3.6 ± 1.7
L2/3 4
L3/4 5
L4/5 12
L5/S1 17
Modic Type 3 M F 4 6 64.6 ± 7.3 L2/3 1 4.3 ± 1.7
L4/5 6
L5/S1 3
  1. Values are presented as the mean ± SD