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Table 4 Univariate and multivariate linear regression analysis for the parameters affecting multifidus muscle degeneration score (4 + 5 + 6)

From: A new equation for correlation of clinical and radiological factors affecting multifidus muscle degeneration in magnetic resonance imaging

  Univariate aMultivariate
P OR (95%C.I) P OR (95% CI)
Age (years) 0.017* 1.048 (1.009–1.090) 0.181 1.030 (0.986–1.076)
BMI (kg/m2) 0.875 1.008 (0.918–1.106)
Duration (years) 0.002* 1.578 (1.175–2.121) 0.125 1.300 (0.930–1.816)
Sciatica 0.236 1.762 (0.690–4.496)
VAS 0.002* 2.003 (1.286–3.121) 0.042* 1.689 (1.020–2.798)
  1. B: Unstandardized coefficients, r: Pearson coefficient, R2 Coefficient of determination
  2. CI confidence interval
  3. *Statistically significant at P ≤ 0.05
  4. aAll variables with P < 0.05 were included in the multivariate