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Table 5 Predictors of Stable return-to-work.

From: Predictors of stable return-to-work in non-acute, non-specific spinal pain: low total prior sick-listing, high self prediction and young age. A two-year prospective cohort study

  Prediction for Stable return-to-work
  6 months 12 months 18 months 24 months
  OR p 95%CI OR p 95%CI OR p 95%CI OR p 95%CI
Young age - - - 2.8 .02 1.2-6.5 3.5 .001 1.3-9.1 2.7 .02 1.2-6.2
Non-low education - - - - - - 3.0 .04 1.1-8.2 2.9 .02 1.2-6.9
Subacute NSP 3.2 .02 1.3-8.2 - - - 3.0 .04 1.1-8.4 - - -
Low total prior sick-listing - - - 2.7 .02 1.2-6.4 4.8 .001 1.9-12.3 3.8 .002 1.6-8.7
Back-pain domination 9.5 .004 2.0-44.4 2.9 .04 1.1-7.7 - - - - - -
Non-catastrophizing - - - - -   3.4 .01 1.3-9.1 - - -
High self prediction 4.1 .02 1.1-15.7 5.2 .009 1.5-17.5 - - - 2.7 .06 .9-7.8
   Goodness-of-fit:
Hosmer-Lemeshow .70 .38 .29 .67
Correctly classified (%) 78.2 71.5 73.0 73.8
Area under ROC .79 .79 .85 .79
  1. Multiple-logistic regression. The variables found in at least three follow-ups are in bold text.