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Table 3 Correlation of the Persian JRPD total score with other scales (N = 198)

From: Job requirements and physical demands (JRPD) questionnaire: cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric evaluation in Iranian Army personnel with chronic low back pain

Variable Spearman *p-value
VAS 0.27 < 0.001
SF-12
 PF1 - 0.35 < 0.001
 PF2 - 0.27 < 0.001
GHQ-28 (N = 151)
 Total score 0.31 < 0.001
 Somatic symptoms (1–7 items total score) 0.22 0.007
 Anxiety/insomnia (8–14 items total score) 0.33 < 0.001
 Social dysfunction (15–21 items total score) 0.28 < 0.001
 Severe depression (22–28 items total score) 0.21 0.009
Borg’s CR10 scale 0.19 0.006
  1. Abbreviations: JRPD job requirements and physical demands, VAS visual analog scale, SF-12 standard short form health survey, PF1 physical functioning-1 (limitations in moderate physical activities), PF2 physical functioning-2 (limitations in climbing several flights of stairs), GHQ general health questionnaire. Bolded values present significant difference (*p < 0.01)