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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the LBP patients in each group

From: Modeling the effect of static stretching and strengthening exercise in lengthened position on balance in low back pain subject with shortened hamstring: a randomized controlled clinical trial

groups Static Stretch (n = 15) Strengthening Exercise (n = 15) Control (n = 15) P-value
Age (year) 37.67 (8.96) 37.07 (13.39) 39.12 (11.61) 0.823#
Height (cm) 171.93 (13.21) 172.64 (10.14) 172.31 (10.14) 0.995#
Weight (kg) 76.57 (13.05) 81.54 (16.59) 80.91 (14.1) 0.883#
BMI (kg/m2) 25.90 (3.15) 26.82 (4.21) 27.47 (3.17) 0.535#
VAS 27.2 (24.51) 35.77 (18.91) 33.71 (23.11) 0.572
Disability 24.95 (13.84) 23.45 (13.53) 16.17 (10.67) 0.211
Sex
Female 5 (33.3) 4 (26.7) 5 (33.3) 0.726*
Male 10 (66.7) 11 (73.3) 10 (66.7)  
  1. LBP Low Back Pain, BMI Body Mass Index, VAS Visual analogue scale. Data are means (SD) except sex that presented as number (percent)/ #Based on on-way ANOVA test/ *Based on chi-square test