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Table 2

Point and lifetime prevalence of back pain and their association with scoliosis

Scoliosis groupNo scoliosis groupGender- and school-grade-adjusted
N = 51N = 32,083OR(95% CI)P value
Point prevalence of back pain1427.53,59611.4a2.29(1.23, 4.29)0.009
Lifetime prevalence of back pain3058.810,56132.92.10(1.18, 3.72)0.012
OR odds ratio of back pain according to scoliosis, CI confidence interval

aCalculated for 31,581 pupils excluding 502 non-respondents