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“I stay in bed, sometimes all day.” A qualitative study exploring lived experiences of persons with disabling low back pain

May 14, 2020

Aim: To explore the lived experiences of persons with low back pain (LBP) and disability within the context of the International Classification of Function, Disability and Health (ICF) framework. Methods: Qualitative study using focus group methodology. We stratified LBP patients into two low (n=9) and one high disability (n=3) groups. Transcriptbased thematic analysis was conducted

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Response set bias, internal consistency and construct validity of the Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire

July 07, 2014

Background: The Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire (ODQ) is a widely used 10-item paper and pencil measure of disability resulting from low back pain. However, few studies have assessed the psychometric properties of the instrument. This study evaluated the response set bias, the internal consistency, and the construct validity of the ODQ. Objectives: The

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