Predictors of low back pain onset in a prospective British study.

  title={Predictors of low back pain onset in a prospective British study.},
  author={Chris Power and John Frank and Clyde Hertzman and Gillian Schierhout and Lang Li},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={91 10},
OBJECTIVES This study examined predictors of low back pain onset in a British birth cohort. METHODS Univariate and multivariate analyses focused on individuals who experienced onset of low back pain at 32 to 33 years of age (n= 571) and individuals who were pain free (n = 5210). Participants were members of the 1958 British birth cohort. RESULTS Incident pain was elevated among those with psychological distress at 23 years of age (adjusted odds ratio [OR] = 2.52, 95% confidence interval [CI… CONTINUE READING

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