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Table 2 Descriptives of self-reported low back pain (LBP) and/or pelvic girdle pain (PGP) (n = 432)

From: Prevalence and severity of low back- and pelvic girdle pain in pregnant Nepalese women

Variables Value
LBP/PGP frequency, n (%)
 Some days 285 (66)
 Most days 102 (24)
 Every day 45 (10)
Limit daily activities, n (%) 139 (32)
Pelvic pain location, n (%)
 Symphysis pubis 55 (13)
 Right sacroiliac joint 262 (61)
 Left sacroiliac joint 250 (58)
 Sacrum 347 (80)
Pain intensity (NRS 0–10) in past 4 weeks, mean (SD) 5 (2)
Evening pain intensity (NRS 0–10) in past 4 weeks, mean (SD) 6 (2)
Concern about LBP and/or PGP (NRS 0–10), median (iqr) 2 (0–4)
Pain will disappear after delivery, n (%)
 Yes 224 (52)
 No 117 (27)
 Uncertain 89 (21)
Pelvic Girdle Questionnaire (PGQ), (0–100)
 PGQ total score, median (iqr) 20 (10–32)
 PGQ activity subscale score, median (iqr) 21 (9–32)
 PGQ symptom subscale score, median (iqr) 20 (7–33)
Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) (0–100), median (iqr) 30 (21–38)
  1. SD Standard deviation; Interquartile range (iqr; percentiles 25th–75th), NRS Numeric rating scale