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Table 1 Demographic data (mean ± SD) of the participants in each group (sciatica and control)

From: Test-retest reliability of nerve and muscle morphometric characteristics utilizing ultrasound imaging in individuals with unilateral sciatica and controls

Group Age (year) BMI (kg/m2) Tenger scalea NPRSb back NPRS Leg ODIc Range
Sciatica (n = 15) 42 ± 14.1 24 ± 2.3 3 ± 0.1 4.8 ± 1.9 5.8 ± 1.6 35.7–40.1 ± 11.9–13.7
Control (n = 15) 41 ± 13.9 23.6 ± 2 3 ± 0.1
  1. BMI Body mass index; aTegner Activity Scale, score 0–10 where 0 represents sick leave or disability pension, and 10 is participation in competitive sports. bNumeric Pain Rating Scale, on scale 0–10, a score 1–3 indicates mild pain, 4–6 indicates moderate pain, 7–10 indicates severe pain. cODI: Oswestry Disability Index, on a percentage scale, scores from 0 to 20% indicate a minimal disability, 21–40% indicate a moderate disability, 41–60% severe disability, 61% to 80% for crippled and 81% to 100%