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Table 1 Baseline characteristics participants

From: Virtual reality distraction induces hypoalgesia in patients with chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial

  Control group (n = 42) VR-group (n = 42) p-value
Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Sex (n female, %) 27 (64%) 27 (64%) 1.00
Age (years) 44.2 (11.9) 42.1 (11.5) 0.41
BMI (kg/m2) 26.7 (5.0) 26.8 (4.8) 0.92
Duration LBP (years) 10.6 (10.2) 10.8 (10.6) 0.84
Pain past 7 days (0–10) 5.5 (1.6) 5.3 (1.6) 0.68
Baseline pain (0–10) 4.9 (1.4) 4.8 (1.6) 0.83
RMDQ (0–24) 10.9 (4.3) 11.4 (3.8) 0.57
TSK (17–68) 36.2 (6.9) 37.0 (5.6) 0.59
PCS (0–52) 22.2 (9.4) 22.7 (10.9) 0.86
  1. BMI Body mass index, LBP Low back pain, PCS Pain Catastrophizing Scale, RMDQ Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire, TSK Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia