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Table 4 Overview of data collection

From: Study protocol of effectiveness of a biopsychosocial multidisciplinary intervention in the evolution of non-speficic sub-acute low back pain in the working population: cluster randomised trial

  Baseline Follow-up
Outcome Measures 15 days after onset of LBP 3 months 6 months 12 months
Disability: Roland Morris Questionnaire (RDQ) X X X X
McGill Pain Questionnaire X X X X
Quality of life Questionnaire (SF-12v2) X X X X
Duration of the current episode LBP X X X X
Work sick leave (yes or no) X X X X
Duration of work sick leave in days X X X X
Percentage of change in pharmacological treatments X X X X
Fear Avoidance Beliefs Questionnaire (FAB) X X   X
Goldberg Scale (Anxiety and Depression) Questionnaire X X   X
Satisfaction with care X X X X
Patients' perceived global assessment X X X X
Independent Variables     
Age, sex, educational level, work situation, profession, number of children, marital status X    
Weight and height X    X
Previous LBP episodes X    
Pre-study duration of the current episode of LBP X    
Pain irradiation to the leg X    
Severity of the pain irradiated to the leg (VAS) X    
Stretching radicular test-Lasegue's Maneuver X    
Prescribed pharmacological treatment X X X X
Prescribed diagnostic tests: Rx, NMR, Scanner X X X X
Patient compliance of recommendations-treatment X X X X
Referrals to other services X X X X
Primary Health Care and Hospitals emergency visits X X X X
Non pharmacological therapeutic measures* X X X X
Vigorous Physical Activity Questionnaire X X X X
  1. Notes: LBP = Low back pain; VAS = Visual Analog Scale; Rx = Radiography; NMR = Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
  2. * Non pharmacological therapeutic measures such as relaxation, physiotherapy, reflexology, psychotherapist or others