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Table 3 Spearman’s correlation analyses between Igbo-MSPSS and intensity of pain (BS-11), performance-based disability (BPS), self-reported back pain-specific disability (Igbo-RMDQ), self-reported generic disability (Igbo-WHODAS and its subscales)

From: Adaptation and validation of the Nigerian Igbo Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support in patients with chronic low back pain

  Igbo-MSPSS
BS-11 (increasing pain intensity) 0.00
BPS (increasing performance-based disability) 0.31**
Igbo-RMDQ (increasing back pain specific-disability) 0.13
Igbo-WHODAS (increasing generic disability) − 0.23**
 Difficulty with cognition − 0.23**
 Difficulty with mobility − 0.15*
 Difficulty with self-care − 0.17*
 Difficulty with getting along with people − 0.32**
 Difficulty with performing life activities − 0.09
 Difficulty with participation − 0.14*
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01