Table 2

Descriptive characteristics of LBP and no LBP groups

 Experienced any LBP
 No
Mean (SD)
Yes
Mean (SD)
p Value
N3640
Age (years)21.3 (3.2)22.6 (4.5)0.15
Height (cm)185 (8.8)184 (8.8)0.75
Weight (kg)81.3 (10.3)81.1 (11.7)0.92
BMI23.7 (1.7)23.8 (1.9)0.88
Age when began competitive rowing14.3 (2.1)14.5 (2.1)0.78
Years rowing7 (3.7)8 (4.2)0.21
  • BMI, body mass index; LBP, low back pain.