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Table 2 Baseline and outcome data for all patients at the various time points

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 data (115 PTS) 1 week (100 PTS) 1 month (106 PTS) 3 months (104 PTS) 6 months (110 PTS) 1 year (115 PTS)
PGIC   52% = Much better or better 70% = Much better or better 85% = Much better or better 90% =Much better or better 88% =Much better or better
6% = worse 8% = worse 3% = worse 4% = worse 1% = slightly worse
NRS (Mean (SD)) 6.07 (1.91) 4.22* (2.13) 3.06* (2.63) 1.58* (2.15) 1.10* (2.0) 1.19* (1.86)
NRS Change (Mean (SD))   1.85 (2.32) 3.06 (3.27) 4.54 (2.85) 5.07 (2.78) 4.92 (2.59)
OSWESTRY (Mean (SD)) 14.33 (8.01) 11.48* (7.27) 8.36* (7.18) 4.97* (6.84)   
Oswestry Change (Mean (SD))   2.85 (5.79) 6.36 (8.35) 9.70 (10.29)   
  1. NRS numerical rating scale for pain, PGIC patient’s global impression of change, SD Standard deviation, PTS patients.
  2. * = p < 0.0001 compared to baseline score.