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Table 5 Predicting poor outcome (PGIC) at 14, 30 and 90 days follow up split by gender

From: Relationship between STarT Back Screening Tool and prognosis for low back pain patients receiving spinal manipulative therapy

SBT Category 14 days 30 days 90 days
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Male (n = 117) Female (n = 118) Male (n = 66) Female (n = 65) Male (n = 71) Female (n = 79)
Low 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Medium 1.2 (0.5 to 3.0) 0.5 (0.2 to 1.3) 0.7 (0.2 to 2.7) 1.2 (0.3 to 4.0) 3.0 (0.9 to 10.0) 0.9 (0.2 to 3.3)
High 1.8 (0.7 to 5.0) 0.5 (0.2 to 1.2) 0.7 (0.2 to 3.2) 1.0 (0.3 to 4.1) 3.0 (0.6 to 16.0) 1.1 (0.3 to 4.0)
  1. PGIC = Patient Global Impression of Change; SBT = Start Back Tool.