Table 5

 Prognostic indicators of the perceived outcome of shoulder symptoms at long term follow up (n = 264): univariate and multivariate logistic regression analyses

Prognostic indicator*Univariate analysisMultivariate analysis
Odds ratio95% CIOdds ratio95% CI
*Adjusted for country and randomised treatment.
CI, confidence interval.
Age group (years)
    20 to 501.00
    51 to 580.790.24 to 2.60
    59 to 670.750.23 to 2.47
    68 to 851.500.51 to 4.45
Male sex2.351.03 to 5.312.571.10 to 5.94
Duration of shoulder pain at baseline (per month)1.030.99 to 1.10
Involvement of dominant side0.900.40 to 2.00
Concomitant neck pain0.960.43 to 2.14
Gradual onset2.980.86 to to 11.3
Use of painkillers in previous 48 hours1.220.52 to 2.86
Baseline disability (per point)1.031.01 to to 1.05
Baseline pain in day (per point)1.021.00 to 1.03