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Table 4 Baseline characteristics of n = 34 patients with NSCLBP and CI

From: Effects of a movement control and tactile acuity training in patients with nonspecific chronic low back pain and control impairment – a randomised controlled pilot study

Characteristics Sensorimotor training group, n = 18 General exercise group, n = 16 chi2 (df) p t (df) p zU p
Sex
 female n (%) 14 (78%) 12 (75%) 0.036 (1) 1.00
 male n (%) 4 (22%) 4 (25%)
Height (m) mean (SD) 1.72 (0.08) 1.72 (0.09)   0.049 (26) 0.96
Weight (kg) mean (SD) 75.9 (15.3) 76.4 (20.6) −0.065 (26) 0.95
Agea (years)
median (IQR)
51 (26–59) 37 (24–50)    −1.398. 0.16
Low back pain durationa (months) median (IQR) 36 (14–54) 36 (17–63) −0.381. 0.71
  1. N Number of patients, SD Standard deviation, M Median, IQR Interquartile range, df Degrees of freedom, a Non-normal distribution