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Table 1

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Consequences of spinal pain

Type of consequenceLumbar areaThoracic areaCervical area
Sought care past year17614
Reduced daily activities past year1749
Sick-leave past year1025
Number of days on sick-leave past year
(1-7 d/8-30 d/> 30 d)
Changed work or work duties ever824
Disability pension ever or under
consideration for one
* The percentages have been rounded off and therefore do not add up to the total percentage of sick-leave.