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Table 1 Pain PROMs for LBP and their frequency

From: A preliminary investigation examining patient reported outcome measures for low back pain and utilisation amongst chiropractors in Australia: facilitators and barriers to clinical implementation

PROM Freq. (n) Initial consult Each visit 3–6 visits 6–9 visits 9–12 visits Weekly Monthly Annually Never
LBP PAIN PROM
 Pain diagram   212 9 13 8 15 2 2 10 58
 Visual analogue Scale (VAS)   167 53 45 14 36 3 10 10 43
 Numeric rating scale (NRS)   119 65 45 11 26 8 8 6 74
 McGill pain questionnaire   32 0 6 3 6 1 12 10 189
 “Other” 31