Table 4

Prevalence and frequency of self-reported region-specific pain

 
 
Frequency of pain (% among adolescents with pain)
Body region% of all adolescents reporting region-specific pain with any frequencyAlmost dailyMore than once per weekWeeklyMonthlyRarely
Knee, n = 953
32.3 (30.6-34.0)
25.1% 22.3-27.8
17.9% 15.4-20.3
24.9% 22.1-27.6
25.8% 23.0-28.6
6.3% 4.8-7.9
Back, n = 713
24.1 (22.6-25.7)
23.5% 20.3-26.6
21.1% 18.1-24.1
24.8% 21.6-27.9
25.3% 22.1-28.5
5.4% 3.7-7.0
Shoulder, n = 393
13.3 (12.1-14.5)
27.4% 23.0-31.9
21.0% 16.9-25.1
22.3% 18.2-26.5
23.3% 19.1-27.5
5.9% 3.5-8.2
Foot, n = 341
11.5 (10.4-12.7)
24.8% 20.1-29.4
18.5% 14.3-22.7
23.9% 19.3-28.5
23.9% 19.3-28.5
9.0% 5.9-12.0
Head, n = 266
9.0 (8.0-10.0)
23.1% 18.0-28.2
24.2% 19.0-29.4
22.7% 21.9-32.7
22.7% 17.6-27.8
2.7% 0.7-4.6
Shin, n = 185
6.2 (5.4-7.1)
14.3% 9.2-19.4
18.7% 13.0-24.4
27.5% 20.9-34.0
29.7% 23.0-36.4
9.9% 5.5-14.3
Hip/groin, n = 174
5.9 (5.0-6.7)
19.4% 13.4-25.4
21.2% 15.0-27.4
20.0% 13.9-26.1
32.4% 25.2-39.5
7.1% 3.2-10.9
Forearm/hand, n = 130
4.4 (3.7-5.1)
25.6% 18.0-33.2
18.6% 11.8-25.4
23.3% 15.9-30.6
20.2% 13.1-27.2
12.4% 6.6-18.2
Stomach, n = 101
3.4 (2.8-4.1)
13.3% 6.4-20.1
13.3% 6.4-20.1
29.6% 20.4-38.8
38.8% 29.0-48.6
5.1% 0.7-9.5
Thigh, n = 81
2.7 (2.2-3.3)
20.5% 11.3-29.7
19.2% 10.3-28.2
21.8% 12.4-31.2
24.4% 14.6-34.1
14.1% 6.2-22.0
Elbow, n = 78
2.6 (2.1-3.2)
29.9% 19.4-40.3
13.0% 5.3-20.7
16.9% 8.3-25.4
28.6% 18.3-38.9
11.7% 4.3-19.0
Chest, n = 782.6 (2.1-3.2)9.0% 2.5-15.519.2% 10.3-28.228.2% 18.0-38.435.9% 25.0-46.87.7% 1.6-13.7