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Table 1 Cross-tabulation of the variables "General Improvement" and "Present Pain Status" at the 4th visit. Percentages in brackets.

From: The Nordic back pain subpopulation program: predicting outcome among chiropractic patients in Finland

GENERAL IMPROVEMENT No pain Mild pain Moderate pain Severe pain Unknown Total
Definitely better 395 (61) 222 (34) 27 (4) 2 (< 1) 6 (1) 652 (100)
Probably better 17 (12) 77 (57) 39 (29) 2 (1) 1 (1) 136 (100)
Unchanged 0 (0) 8 (16) 28 (55) 15 (29) 0 (0) 51 (100)
Probably worse 0 (0) 0 (0) 5 (56) 3 (33) 1 (11) 9 (100)
Definitely worse 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (100) 1 (100)
Unknown 2 (1) 1 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 132 (98) 135 (100)
Total 414 (42) 308 (31) 99 (10) 22 (2) 141 (14) 984 (100)