Women with Chronic Low Back Pain and Low Socio-economic Status: Self-efficacy and Multi-site Pain Predictors
Pain Management Nursing
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PURPOSE: Chronic low back pain (CLBP) prevalence is higher among women and those with low socioeconomic status (SES). Without adequate self-efficacy and subsequent self-management, patients gradually develop chronic multisite pain after one year of having CLBP alone. Guided by Bandura's framework, we investigated the predictors of self-efficacy and multisite pain among adult women with CLBP and low SES, toward improving pain management and minimizing pain care disparities. METHODS: This was a quantitative, descriptive, cross-sectional study conducted in a pain management center. Institutional Review Board approval was received. Participants (n=50) had a primary diagnosis of chronic low back pain and completed pertinent surveys. Multiple linear regression was used for analyses, controlling for age and race. RESULTS: A significant regression equation was identified... (See full abstract from source).
Public Health | Public Health and Community Nursing | Women's Health
Women with Chronic Low Back Pain and Low Socio-economic Status: Self-efficacy and Multi-site Pain Predictors.
Pain Management Nursing, 22(2),