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Index

A book containing references, alphabetically arranged, to the contents of a series or collection of documents or volumes; or a section (normally at the end) of a single volume or set of volumes containing such references to its contents.

Statistical indexes are also used to track or measure changes in the economy (for example, the Consumer Price Index) and movement in stock markets (for example, Standard & Poor's Index). Such indexes are usually keyed to a base year, month, or other period of comparison.

In mortgage financing, the term is used to determine adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) interest rates after the discount period ends. Common indexes for ARMs are one-year Treasury Securities and the national average cost of funds to savings and loan associations.

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(Catalog), noun earmark, enumeration, indicant, indicator, list, listing, listing of contents, mark, sign

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Variable Range Number of patients (men : women) 78 27 : 51 Age (years) 58.1 [+ or -] 14.1 18-84 Symptom duration (months) 7.1 [+ or -] 4.1 2-31 Follow-up duration (months) 12.7 [+ or -] 1.0 11-16 VAS score Back pain 5.8 [+ or -] 2.6 -- Leg pain 5.0 [+ or -] 3.1 -- ODI score 19.4 [+ or -] 7.0 -- SF-12 score 30.0 [+ or -] 7.2 -- VAS: visual analog scale; ODI: Oswestry Disability Index; SF-12: 12-Item Short-Form Health Survey.
Convergent validity of the KINAP was compared to the TSK, a well-known measure of kinesiophobia, the Oswestry Disability Index, a measure of functional disability, and a pain intensity measure.
The mean score for the Oswestry Disability Index in the experimental group was only at pre-test 23.72 and 20.07 for the control group.
Il livello di disabilita prodotto dal dolore lombare nelle ADL, misurato tramite l'Oswestry Disability Index, e diminuito rispetto al baseline mediamente del 68.1% al termine del trattamento ([??] = 0.80, P = 0.003) e del 78.7% a seguito del follow-up a due mesi ([??] = 0.42, P = 0.006).
Mobini, "The oswestry disability index, the roland-morris disability questionnaire, and the quebec back pain disability scale: translation and validation studies of the iranian versions," Spine, vol.
The following functional questionnaires and pain scales were used: The Roland-Morris questionnaire (RM), the Oswestry disability index (ODI) [13, 14] and the visual analogue scale (VAS) [15].
For the functional assessment of low back pain, the Korean version of the Oswestry disability index (ODI) version 2.0 developed by Fairbank et al.
Main inclusion criteria included age between 50 and 90 years, single-level osteoporotic VCF located between T10 and L5, back pain severity > 4 on a 0-to-10 scale, Oswestry Disability Index (OdI) [greater than or equal to] 21%, vertebral height loss between 20% and 90% compared to adjacent vertebral body, and fracture age < 6 months.
Secondary outcomes: patient's acceptable symptom state (PASS), MHAQ, RAPID3, WOMAC, OSWESTRY DISABILITY INDEX, EuroQol 5D descriptive system, EuroQol Visual Analog Scale, change in drug consumption.
DYNAMICS OF THE OSWESTRY DISABILITY INDEX (ODI) AFTER SURGICAL INTERVENTION Operation Before Dynamics of the ODI in operated operation patients 3 6-12 18-24 Posterior lumbar 68.27[+ or 19.37[+ or 15.47[+ or 12.72[+ or interbody -]7.59 -]7.18 -]4.21 -]4.49 spondylodesis with (n=32) (n=24) (n=21) (n=18) use of cage
Subject pain/disability was inferred from self-reported scores on the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), which was given to each subject during the initial testing sessions.
However, in the low level laser therapy plus exercise group pain had reduced by 1.8 cm (95% CI 0.1 to 3.3, p = 0.03), lumbar range of movement increased by 0.9 cm (95% CI 0.2 to 1.8, p < 0.01) on the Schober Test and by 15 deg (95% CI 5 to 25, p < 0.01) of active flexion, and disability reduced by 9.4 points (95% CI 2.7 to 16.0, p = 0.03) on the Oswestry Disability Index more than in the placebo laser therapy plus exercise group after another six weeks of no intervention.