Variable Details

Available Studies

ROS, MAP, LATC

Scaled? 

Not Scaled

Variable Type 

Longitudinal

Variable Name 

lbp_yn

Categories

Neck, Low Back and Joint Pain

Low back pain
Low back pain based on self-report

Low back pain is self-reported based on the following question:

Since your last interview on [last interview date], have you had low back pain that lasted days to months?

Response choices:

Value Response
0 No low back pain or low back pain that was brief and did not persist for days
1 Low back pain that lasted days to months

Notes: At baseline interview, the question reads: Have you ever had low back pain that lasted days to months?

The provided reference describes the baseline version of this variable.


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