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Table 4 Annual consultation prevalence per 10,000 registered persons for regions in the head/neck and torso - total, and males by age group

From: Annual consultation prevalence of regional musculoskeletal problems in primary care: an observational study

  Totala Male (age group)
   0-14 15-24 25-44 45-64 65-74 75+
Head 86 105 80 70 59 72 64
Neck 228 59 131 196 224 291 293
Abdomen 4 1 3 4 4 4 12
Chest 280 70 198 269 380 421 402
Lower back 417 30 209 487 536 486 448
Upper back 21 2 8 17 18 20 24
Back (anyb) 591 63 336 680 726 644 661
Trunk 2 1 10 1 1 2 6
  1. a males and females; age-gender standardised based on population figures for England and Wales in 2006[21]
  2. b includes consultations coded as upper back, lower back, or back