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Table 2 Test for difference between MPI-S groups 12 years postpartum using Pearson’s chi-square test

From: Psychosocial and behavioural characteristics in women with pregnancy-related lumbopelvic pain 12 years postpartum

  IDa
n = 53
DYSb
n = 82
ACc
n = 91
p-valuee
Pain intensity the past week (VASd)
 < 70 mm 43 (81.1) 62 (75.6) 89 (97.8) < 0.0001
 ≥ 70 mm 10 (18.9) 20 (24.4) 2 (2.2)
Pain intensity the past 12 months (VASd)
 < 70 mm 37 (69.8) 55 (67.1) 88 (96.7) < 0.0001
 ≥ 70 mm 16 (30.2) 27 (32.9) 3 (3.3)
Days with persistent LBP/PGP the past 12 months
 < 30 days 11 (23.9) 24 (31.6) 45 (71.4) < 0.0001
 ≥ 30 days 35 (76.1) 52 (68.4) 18 (28.6)
Sciatica
 No 13 (28.3) 22 (29.3) 37 (58.7) < 0.0001
 Yes 33 (71.7) 53 (70.7) 26 (41.3)
Neck or thoracic pain the past 12 months
 No 16 (51.6) 26 (59.1) 21 (77.8) 0.11
 Yes 15 (48.4) 18 (40.9) 6 (22.2)
Days with neck or thoracic pain the past 12 months
 < 30 days 11 (26.2) 21 (32.3) 25 (53.2) 0.018
 ≥ 30 days 31 (73.8) 44 (67.7) 22 (46.8)
Sick leave the past 12 months
 No 41 (91.1) 56 (75.7) 58 (95.1) 0.003
 Yes 4 (8.9) 18 (24.3) 3 (4.9)
Degree of sick leave
 Full-time 6 (100) 15 (88.2) 2 (66.7) 0.34
 Part-time 2 (11.8) 1 (33.3)
Days of sick leave the past 12 months
  < 15 days 2 (50.0) 8 (44.4) 2 (50.0) 0.97
  ≥ 15 days 2 (50.0) 10 (55.6) 2 (50.0)
Granted disability pension
 No 39 (88.6) 68 (90.7) 57 (100) 0.042
 Yes 5 (11.4) 7 (9.3)
Prescription and/or non-prescription drugs
 No 22 (41.5) 33 (40.7) 58 (65.2) 0.002
 Yes 31 (58.5) 48 (59.3) 31 (34.8)
Treatment sought since last delivery due to persistent LBP/PGP
 No 26 (56.5) 26 (34.2) 43 (70.5) < 0.0001
 Yes 20 (43.5) 50 (65.8) 18 (29.5)
  1. Numbers in parenthesis are percentage unless otherwise specified
  2. aInterpersonally distressed
  3. bDysfunctional
  4. cAdapative copers
  5. dVisual Analogue Scale
  6. eSignificance test p < 0.05