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Table 2 Characteristics of the study target population and study sample for reliability

From: Degenerative findings in lumbar spine MRI: an inter-rater reliability study involving three raters

CharacteristicsCross-sectional study population (N = 230)Reliability study sample
Inter-rater analysis (n = 59)
Age, in years, mean42.1 (SD 12.1)38.1 (SD 14.1)
Females, n(%)118 (51.1%)27 (45.8%)
Patients, LBP, n(%)72 (31.3%)23 (39.0%)
Patients, LBP + leg pain, n(%)96 (41.7%)12 (20.3%)
Symptoms > 4 wks., n(%)168 (73.0%)35 (59.3%)
No LBP persons, n(%)62 (27.0%)24 (40.7%)