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Table. 6.

Table. 6.

Changes in VAS and KODI according to Subjective Pain Intensity

  VisitSubjects having moderate-severe back pain(n=11)Subjects having mild back pain(n=17)p-value


Mean±SDMedianMin-maxp-value*Mean±SDMedianMin-maxp-value*
VASDifference (Visit 14-Visit 2)−1.87±1.40−1.00−4.00∼−0.300.0010−1.82±1.49−2.10−4.80∼0.700.00010.6584
KODI§Difference (Visit 14-Visit 2)−7.27±5.69−6.00−17.00∼1.000.0017−4.76±3.05−5.00−11.00∼1.00<.00010.2015

within group comparison,

between group comparison,

Visual analog scale,

Korean Oswestry disability index, Paired t-test,

Wilcoxon’s signed rank test.

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