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Table 1 Demographic data of participants of this study and the English language population collected by Wand et al. [20]

From: Validation and investigation of cross cultural equivalence of the Fremantle back awareness questionnaire - German version (FreBAQ-G)

  German language sample
(this study)
English language sample
Sample size n = 272 n = 251
Age (years) mean (SD) 42.4 (±15.8) 48.8 (±13.4)
Height (cm) mean (SD) 173.8 (±9.4) 170.9 (±9.8)
Weight (kg) mean (SD) 75 (±16) 80.6 (±16.7)
Body mass index (BMI), mean (SD) 24.75 (±4.4) 27.6 (±5.2)
Sex female n (%) 167 (61.4) 148 (59.0)
Average back pain intensity (SD) 3.8 (±2) 5.8 (±1.9)
Fear avoidance (FABQ-PA scale) (SD) 9.6 (±5.8) 14.1 (±6)
FreBAQ (SD) 8.0 (±6) 9.8 (±6.6)
  1. SD Standarddeviation, FABQ-PA scale Fear avoidance beliefs questionnaire-subscale physical activity, FreBAQ Freemantle back awareness questionaire