Table 2

Associations between diabetes at baseline and risk of chronic LBP in HUNT3, among individuals without chronic LBP at baseline

Adjustment for age
 RR (95% CI)0.95 (0.66 to 1.37)1.38 (1.00 to 1.90)
 P value0.780.07
 Number of individuals included10 2508722
Adjustment for age and BMI
 RR (95% CI)0.92 (0.63 to 1.32)1.34 (0.97 to 1.84)
 P value0.630.097
 Number of individuals included10 2248699
Complete adjustment*
 RR (95% CI)1.01 (0.69 to 1.48)1.43 (1.04 to 1.96)
 P value0.980.043
 Number of individuals included95908331
  • *Adjustment for baseline age, BMI, physical activity and smoking.

  • BMI, body mass index; HUNT, Nord-Trøndelag Health Study; LBP, low back pain; RR, relative risk.