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Table 3 Associations between continuous scores on psychological questionnaires and three SBT risk groups

From: Feasibility of the STarT back screening tool in chiropractic clinics: a cross-sectional study of patients with low back pain

  Regression coefficients (95% CI)
MDI   p < 0.001
Low risk* 0  
Medium Risk 6.6 (5.1 - 8.2)  
High Risk 12.2 (9.5 - 15.0)  
FABQ   p < 0.001
Low risk* 0  
Medium Risk 5.7 (3.1 - 8.3)  
High Risk 17.7 (13.0 - 22.3)  
Catastrophising   p < 0.001
Low risk* 0  
Medium Risk 3.8 (2.5 - 5.1)  
High Risk 9.8 (8.0 - 11.6)  
  1. * Reference category. CI: Confidence interval. MDI: Major depression inventory. FABQ: Fear avoidance beliefs questionnaire.