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Table 1 Demographic information of control and LBP subjects

From: Preparatory brain activity and anticipatory postural adjustments accompanied by externally cued weighted-rapid arm rise task in non-specific chronic low back pain patients and healthy subjects

  Control subjects (n = 29)
mean ± SD
LBP Subjects (n = 29)
mean ± SD
P value
Age (years) 29.2 ± 5.1 28.9 ± 5.5 0.825
Height (m) 1.76 ± 0.06 1.76 ± 0.05 0.685
Weight (kg) 74.2 ± 13.4 77.1 ± 9.7 0.351
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 23.8 ± 3.5 24.7 ± 3.1 0.312
Roland Morris scorea N/A 5.5 ± 3 N/A
Visual analog scaleb N/A 1.7 ± 0.9 N/A
  1. P values are determined by Student’s t test. N/A not applicable. The level of significance was set at P < 0.05
  2. LBP low back pain, m meter, kg kilogram, kg/m 2 kg/square of meter
  3. aRange of Scales is from: 0 to 24
  4. bRange of Scales is from: 0 to 10