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Association of STarT Back Tool and the short form of the Örebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire with multidimensional risk factors (2020)


Simula, Anna Sofia; Ruokolainen, Olli; Oura, Petteri; Lausmaa, Mikko; Holopainen, Riikka; Paukkunen, Maija; Auvinen, Juha; Linton, Steven J.; Hill, Jonathan C.; Karppinen, Jaro (2020). Association of STarT Back Tool and the short form of the Örebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire with multidimensional risk factors. Scientific Reports, 10, 290. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-57105-3


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All authors or editors: Simula, Anna Sofia; Ruokolainen, Olli; Oura, Petteri; Lausmaa, Mikko; Holopainen, Riikka; Paukkunen, Maija; Auvinen, Juha; Linton, Steven J.; Hill, Jonathan C.; Karppinen, Jaro

Journal or series: Scientific Reports

eISSN: 2045-2322

Publication year: 2020

Volume: 10

Article number: 290

Publisher: Nature Publishing Group

Publication country: United Kingdom

Publication language: English

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-57105-3

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Abstract

The Short form of the Örebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire (ÖMPSQ-short) and the STarT Back Tool (SBT) have been developed to screen for risk factors for future low back pain (LBP) -related disability and work loss respectively. The aim of this study was to investigate the accordance of the two questionnaires and to evaluate the accumulation of risk factors in the risk groups of both screening tools in a large population-based sample. The study population consisted of 3079 participants of the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 who had reported LBP over the previous 12 months and had SBT and ÖMPSQ-short data. We evaluated the association of depressive and anxiety symptoms (Hopkins symptom check list-25, Generalized anxiety disorder 7 questionnaire, and Beck’s Depression Inventory 21), psychological features (Fear-Avoidance Beliefs Questionnaire), lifestyle characteristics (BMI, smoking, alcohol abuse, physical inactivity) and social factors (education level) with the SBT and ÖMPSQ-short risk groups. The high-risk groups of both questionnaires were associated (p < 0.001) with depressive and anxiety symptoms and fear-avoidance beliefs. In addition, adverse lifestyle factors accumulated in the higher risk groups, especially from the ÖMPSQ-short. Agreement between the two questionnaires was moderate for men and fair for women.


Keywords: spinal diseases; chronic pain; incapacity for work; risk factors


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