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Table 7 Distribution of different types of Modic changes with lumbar lordosis angle

From: Distribution of Modic changes in patients with low back pain and its related factors

Groups Modic changes Total χ 2 P
Type I Type II
LL < 35° 12 61 73 4.760 0.029*
≥ 35° 23 49 72   
SS < 30° 13 59 72 2.889 0.089
≥ 30° 22 51 73   
L4/5 lordosis < 10° 12 62 74 5.179 0.023*
≥ 10° 23 48 71   
L5/S1 lordosis < 18° 20 55 75 0.543 0.401
≥ 18° 15 55 70   
  1. *statistically significant difference (p < 0.05)