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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics

From: Approaches to cervical spine mobilization for neck pain: a pilot randomized controlled trial

   Pragmatic Group Prescriptive Group p-value*
Age   30.7 (8.7) 22.9 (2.7) 0.02*
Gender (Female)   7 (70%) 6 (60%)  
Region of pain Upper Cervical 1 (10%) 0  
  Mid Cervical 5 (50%) 1 (10%)  
  Cervicothoracic 4 (40%) 9 (90%)  
Concomitant pain (Headache, arm pain)   5 (50%) 5 (50%)  
Upper limb paraesthesia   1 (10%) 3 (30%)  
First episode of neck pain   3 (30%) 2 (20%)  
Using analgesic meds   7 (70%) 1 (10%)  
Workers Compensation   0 0  
Neck pain PPI (0–10) 4.6 (1.4) 3.4 (0.7) 0.02*
  24 h average (0–10) 5.2 (1.5) 3.9 (1.5) 0.06
Disability (NDI 0–50)   11.8 (3.6) 9.3 (3.1) 0.11
OMPQ   57.4 (19.9) 63.5 (21.3) 0.5
Range of motion Composite score0 301 315 0.6
  1. Values are Mean (SD) for continuous variables and n(%) for categorical variables. PPI=Present Pain Index measured on a 0–10 Numerical Rating Scale; NDI=Neck Disability Index 0–50; OMPQ = Orebro Musculoskeletal Pain Questionnaire. *p < 0.05