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Table 3 Physical exposure and odds of back injury & LBP at follow-up. Values are based on the minimally-adjusted model and presented as odds ratios (OR) and differences between least square means (LSM), respectively. CI; confidence intervals

From: Physical exposure during patient transfer and risk of back injury & low-back pain: prospective cohort study

  Back Injury LBP
Exposure OR (95% CI) p-value LSM (95% CI) p-value
2nd & 3rd quartiles (comparator) 1   1.93  
1st quartile 1.28 (0.63–2.57) 0.4970 − 0.47 (− 0.87 - (− 0.06)) 0.0219
4rd quartile 1.32 (0.66–2.66) 0.4295 − 0.24 (− 0.63–0.16) 0.2379
  1. Adjusted for age and frequency of patient transfer