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Table. 7.

Table. 7.

Changes in VAS and KODI according to the Onset

  VisitSubjects with back pain continuing After 2017(n=5)Subjects with back pain continuing Before 2017(n=23)p-value


Mean±SDMedianMin∼maxp-value*Mean±SDMedianMin∼maxp-value*
VASDifference (Visit 14-Visit 2)−2.36±0.98−2.70−3.10∼−0.700.0057−1.73±1.50−1.30−4.80∼0.70<.00010.3812
KODI§Difference (Visit 14-Visit 2)−7.40±3.51−6.00−11.00∼−3.000.0625−5.39±4.52−5.00−17.00∼1.00<.00010.2499

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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