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Table 1 Percentage of patients with the various baseline demographic factors

From: Outcomes of pregnant patients with low back pain undergoing chiropractic treatment: a prospective cohort study with short term, medium term and 1 year follow-up

Baseline variable     
Previous Pregnancy number None = 51.3% 1 = 35.4% 2 = 12.4% 3 = 0.9%
(N = 59) (N = 41) (N = 14) (N = 1)
Chronicity LBP 0-4 Weeks = 58.3% 4-12 Weeks = 30.4% More than 12 Weeks = 11.3%  
(N = 67) (N = 35) (N = 13)
History of LBP No = 46% Yes = 54%   
(N = 53) (N = 62)
Number of Prior LBP episodes None = 36.5% 1 – 3 = 27.0% 4 or more = 36.5%  
(N = 42) (N = 31) (N = 42)
LBP during previous pregnancy No previous pregnancy = 53.0% Yes = 27.0% No = 20.0%  
(N = 61) N = 31) (N = 23)
Location of LBP LBP only = 32.2% Pelvic pain only = 31.3% Combination = 35.7%  
(N = 37) (N = 36) (N = 41)
Work Status Working = 71.3% Off due to LBP = 10.4% Not working = 18.3%  
(N = 82) (N = 12) (N = 21)
Smoker No = 96.5% Yes = 3.5%   
(N = 111) (N = 4)
Exercise Regular = 58.5% Occasional = 18.4% None = 22.8%  
(N = 68) (N = 21) (N = 26)
Gestational Week Category 1st Trimester = 5.3% 2nd Trimester = 41.6% 3rd Trimester = 53.1%  
N = 6) (N = 48) (N = 61)
  1. LBP low back pain, N number or patients.