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Table 4 Correlation between continuous variables and OSD score in patients with LBP

From: A cross-sectional hospital-based study of correlates of disability in patients with chronic low back pain in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Variable r p-value
Illness behaviour 0.17 0.006*
Fear avoidance belief
  Work subscale 0.20 0.000**
  Physical activity subscale 0.19 0.000**
  1. SD standard deviation, r Pearson’s correlation coefficient, OSD Oswestry disability score; ** p < 0.001; * p < 0.05