Low back pain and sciatica prevalence and intensity reported in a Mediterranean country: ordinal logistic regression analysis.

@article{Korovessis2012LowBP,
  title={Low back pain and sciatica prevalence and intensity reported in a Mediterranean country: ordinal logistic regression analysis.},
  author={Panagiotis Korovessis and Thomas Repantis and Spyros Zacharatos and Andreas Baikousis},
  journal={Orthopedics},
  year={2012},
  volume={35 12},
  pages={e1775-84}
}
The objective of this retrospective cross-sectional study was to estimate the 6-month prevalence and severity of low back pain and sciatica in a representative sample of an adult Mediterranean population. The study group comprised a sample of 674 adults aged 20 years or older from a mainly (74.8%) urban population. Information regarding low back pain and sciatica prevalence and severity and its related aspects, as well as socioeconomic and demographic characteristics, was collected by personal… CONTINUE READING
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