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Table 3 Unadjusted mean (standard deviation) VAS scores for each body region in the healthy group

From: The effect of a lumbar support pillow on lumbar posture and comfort during a prolonged seated task

Healthy group (No LBP) Discomfort VAS (out of 100 mm)
Location Baseline (mm) Standard chair (mm) Lumbar support (mm)
Neck 2.3 (5.5) 2.6 (4.7) 8.3 (18.0)
Upper Back 2.0 (4.1) 5.4 (7.0) 7.0 (15.0)
Mid Back 2.1 (4.2) 4.8 (7.4) 5.9 (9.8)
Low Back 2.9 (5.1) 4.5 (7.8) 4.5 (8.1)
Buttocks 1.4 (4.2) 4.5 (8.3) 4.2 (6.0)
Thighs 1.6 (4.8) 2.9 (7.1) 1.6 (2.9)
Lower Legs 0.8 (1.6) 1.5 (4.1) 1.4 (3.4)