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Table 1 Descriptive data of the study sample

From: Prevalence of MRI findings in the cervical spine in patients with persistent neck pain based on quantification of narrative MRI reports

Patient characteristic (n = 611)  
Age (years), mean (SD) 52 (13)
Age categories (years), n  
19–30 33
31–40 85
41–50 135
51–60 187
61–70 123
71–87 48
Women (%) 63
Sick leave within 3 months (%) 40
Neck pain intensity, (NRS 0–10), mean (SD) 5.5 (2.5)
Arm pain intensity, (NRS 0–10), mean (SD) 4.5 (3.1)
Activity limitation (NDI) (%), mean (SD) 38 (17)
  1. NRS Numerical rating scale, NDI Neck Disability Index, SD Standard Deviation