Table 4

Residual effects in patients receiving exercise treatment: results at 36 weeks, compared with results at week 12 (n=90)

Stable or improved patients4-150 (n) Patients who deteriorated (n)
Pain in past week4644
Drug use: NSAIDs84 6
Observed disability4-151 3948
  • 4-150 Results are dichotomised as stable or improved (reduction or stabilisation of pain, drug use, or disability) versus deteriorated (increase of pain or disability, start taking NSAIDs, or increase in use).

  • 4-151 Missing values: 3.