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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Assessment of gesture behavior and knowledge on low back pain among nurses

  LBP group
N = 60
Control group
N = 60
P intergrupo
Age (years) 31,7 ± 7,8 31,6 ± 7,5 0,979b
BMI (kg/m2) 24,6 ± 4,9 23,5 ± 3,2 0,518b
Marital status 0,727a
 Single 39 (65%) 41 (68,3%)
 Maried 19 (31,7%) 16 (26,7%)
 Divorced 2 (3,3%) 3 (5,0%)
Time since graduation (years) 7,2 ± 6,9 6,6 ± 6,0 0,983b
Disease duration (years) 4,2 ± 2,6
NPS (cm) 5,6 ± 1,7
Roland Morris 2,7 ± 2,5
  1. Data presented as mean ± standard deviation or percentage (%)
  2. BMI body mass index, NPS numeric pain scale, p significance value in the comparison between groups
  3. achi-square test
  4. bMann-Whitney