Logo of chimantherBioMed CentralBiomed Central Web Sitesearchsubmit a manuscriptregisterthis articleChiropractic & Manual TherapiesJournal Front Page
PMC full text:

Table 1

Return to:   Predictors of Outcome in Neck Pain Patients Undergoing Chiropractic Care

Baseline characteristics for acute and chronic patients

 
Acute
Chronic
P-value
 
(< 4 weeks)
(> 12 weeks)
 
 (N = 274)(N = 255) 
Gender (Male)
112 (40.9)
89 (34.9)
0.157
Age (years)
40.0 (±12.58)
41.8 (±13.87)
0.114
In paid employment
235 (86.7)
200 (79.1)
0.020*
Taking pain meds
101 (37.0)
66 (25.9)
0.006*
Radiculopathy present
34 (12.5)
29 (11.4)
0.691
Previous episodes:
 
 
 
None
109 (40.5)
116 (47.5)
0.0001*
1–3
82 (30.5)
25 (10.2)
 
4 or more
78 (29.0)
103 (42.2)
 
Trauma onset
32 (11.7)
40 (15.7)
0.179
Smoker
61 (22.8)
56 (22.6)
0.96
In good health
197 (73.0)
138 (54.4)
0.001*
Dizziness present51 (44.7)64 (45.1)0.957
Values are numbers (%). N = number of observations. * = p < 0.05.