The effect of race on outcomes of surgical or nonsurgical treatment of patients in the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT).

Title

The effect of race on outcomes of surgical or nonsurgical treatment of patients in the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT).

Creator

Schoenfeld Andrew J; Lurie Jon D; Zhao Wenyan; Bono Christopher M

Publisher

Spine

Date

2012
2012-08

Description

STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective review of the data collected prospectively through the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT). OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect that race or ethnicity had on outcomes after spine surgery in the 3 arms of SPORT. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: There is a dearth of research regarding the effect of race or ethnicity on outcome after treatment of spinal disorders. METHODS: All participants from the 3 arms of the SPORT were evaluated in an as-treated analysis, with patients categorized as white, black, or other. Baseline and operative characteristics of the groups were compared using the chi test and analysis of variance. Differences in the changes between baseline and

Subject

Adult; African Americans/statistics & numerical data; Aged; Chi-Square Distribution; Disability Evaluation; European Continental Ancestry Group/statistics & numerical data; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Outcome Assessment (Health Care)/*statistics & numerical data; Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic; Recovery of Function; Retrospective Studies; Spinal Diseases/*ethnology/*surgery/therapy; Spine/pathology/physiopathology/*surgery; Surveys and Questionnaires

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

1505–1515

Issue

17

Volume

37

Citation

Schoenfeld Andrew J; Lurie Jon D; Zhao Wenyan; Bono Christopher M, “The effect of race on outcomes of surgical or nonsurgical treatment of patients in the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT).,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed March 7, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/4345.

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