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Table 6 Predicting poor outcome (Change in pain ≤ 2 points) at 14, 30 and 90 days

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

SBT Category 14 days (n = 218) 30 days (n = 123) 90 days (n = 142)
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Low 1.0 1.0 1.0
Medium 0.5 (0.3 to 1.1) 1.1 (0.4 to 2.9) 1.1 (0.4 to 2.6)
High 0.8(0.4 to 1.6) 1.5 (0.5 to 4.1) 0.8 (0.3 to 2.2)
  1. SBT = Start Back Tool.