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Table 4 Final logistic regression model for factors associated with pain outcome (≥50 % improvement on the numerical pain rating scale, N = 112, Nagelkerke = 0.26)

From: Can experienced physiotherapists identify which patients are likely to succeed with physical therapy treatment?

Predictor variable Odds ratio (95 % confidence interval) P value
Clinical prediction of prognosis 3.96 (0.99, 15.76) 0.05
Duration of symptoms
Subacute 0.38 (0.78, 1.81) 0.22
Chronic 0.75 (0.17, 3.40) 0.71
Same previous injury 2.61 (0.76, 9.01) 0.13
Pain scale at baseline 0.74 (0.53, 1.05) 0.09
Oswestry/Neck disability index at baseline 1.03 (0.98, 1.07) 0.22
Age (years) 0.96 (0.92, 1.01) 0.11
A within session change during the initial visit 1.82 (0.35, 9.39) 0.47
Presence of at least one psychological factor 0.70 (0.20, 2.44) 0.58