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Association of pain intensity with quality of life and functional disability in university students with lumbago

Afia Fatima, Fahad Tanveer, Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Amir Gillani.

Abstract
Objective: To determine an association of pain intensity with quality of life and functional disability in university students with lumbago.
Methodology: In this cross sectional study 213 students participated. Standard questionnaire Numeric pain rating scale, Utian quality of life scale Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire were used for the data collection.
Results: Mean age of students was 21.051.970 years (range 18-24). Out of 213 students, 143 had lower quality of life. There was an association between pain intensity and quality of life (p=0.006). Out of 213 students, 120 had minimal disability with lower quality of life. There was strong association (p=0.015) between quality of life and functional disability.
Conclusion: There was a strong association between pain intensity and quality of life, pain intensity and functional disability, quality of life and functional disability in university students with low back ache.

Key words: Pain intensity, quality of life, functional disability, lumbago


 
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Afia Fatima, Fahad Tanveer, Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Amir Gillani. Association of pain intensity with quality of life and functional disability in university students with lumbago. RMJ. 2018; 43(1): 81-83.


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Afia Fatima, Fahad Tanveer, Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Amir Gillani. Association of pain intensity with quality of life and functional disability in university students with lumbago. RMJ. 2018; 43(1): 81-83.



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Afia Fatima, Fahad Tanveer, Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Amir Gillani. Association of pain intensity with quality of life and functional disability in university students with lumbago. RMJ. (2018), [cited January 16, 2019]; 43(1): 81-83.



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Afia Fatima, Fahad Tanveer, Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Amir Gillani (2018) Association of pain intensity with quality of life and functional disability in university students with lumbago. RMJ, 43 (1), 81-83.



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Afia Fatima, Fahad Tanveer, Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Amir Gillani. 2018. Association of pain intensity with quality of life and functional disability in university students with lumbago. Rawal Medical Journal, 43 (1), 81-83.



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Afia Fatima, Fahad Tanveer, Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Amir Gillani. "Association of pain intensity with quality of life and functional disability in university students with lumbago." Rawal Medical Journal 43 (2018), 81-83.



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Afia Fatima, Fahad Tanveer, Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Amir Gillani. "Association of pain intensity with quality of life and functional disability in university students with lumbago." Rawal Medical Journal 43.1 (2018), 81-83. Print.



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Afia Fatima, Fahad Tanveer, Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Amir Gillani (2018) Association of pain intensity with quality of life and functional disability in university students with lumbago. Rawal Medical Journal, 43 (1), 81-83.








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