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Table 4 Round 2 descriptive statistics

From: Clinical indicators to identify neuropathic pain in low back related leg pain: a modified Delphi study

Round 2 criteria for consensus include:
Median value of participants Likert scale data ≥ 3.5
IQR value of participants Likert scale data ≤ 2
Percentage of agreement 60% (Wiangkham et al., 2016 [25])
Clinical indicator Median IQR Percentage of agreement Conesus achieved
Pain described as burning 4 1 90.9% Y
Pain described as shooting 4 1 73.8% Y
Pain described as sharp 3 1 18.2% N
Pain described as aching 2 2 12.1% N
Pain described as electric-shock-like/electrical 4 1 93.9% Y
Pain described as cramping 3 2 30.3% N
Pain described as crawling 4 1 66.7% Y
Pain described as heaviness 3 2 33.3% N
History of nerve injury, pathology or mechanical compromise 5 1 90.9% Y
Pain in association with other neurological symptoms (e.g. pins and needles, numbness, weakness) 5 1 96.9% Y
Pain of high severity and irritability (i.e. easily provoked, taking longer to settle) 4 1 72.8% Y
Reports of spontaneous pain (i.e. stimulus independent) and/or paroxysmal pain (i.e. sudden recurrences and intensification of pain) 4 2 72.7% Y
Pain/symptom provocation with mechanical/movement tests (e.g. Active/Passive, Neurodynamic, i.e. SLR, Brachial plexus tension test, prone knee bend) 4 1 67.9% Y
Pain/symptom provocation on palpation of relevant neural tissues 4 1 57.6% N
Positive neurological signs (including altered reflexes, sensation and muscle power in dermatomal/myotomal or cutaneous nerve distribution) 5 1 94% Y
Positive findings of hyperalgesia (primary or secondary) 3 2 42.4% N
Allodynia and/or hyperpathia within the distribution of pain 4 2 66.7% Y
Latent pain response to aggravating factor 4 1 51.5% N
Positive small fibre nerve testing findings (Hot/cold etc....) 4 1 84.8% Y
  1. SLR Straight leg raise. Additional indicators indicated in bold