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Table 4 Comparing the health outcomes when neck pain was or was not present

From: Simple neck pain questions used in surveys, evaluated in relation to health outcomes: a cohort study

  No pain Pain Pain – No pain  
  Proportion, % Proportion, % Proportion diff 95% CI
Very good health 26.1 11.0 −15 −19.1; -10.8
  Mean Mean Mean diff 95 % CI
Sleep disturbance score a 4.229 4.550 0.32 0.208; 0.432
Stress score a 3.352 3.674 0.32 0.253; 0.391
Energy score a 3.998 3.934 −0.06 −0.119; -0.009
  1. Nsubj = 1199–1200, Nobs = 4281–5148. For details of regression analysis see Additional file 1: Appendix.
  2. a Adjusted for gender.