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Table 5 Annual consultation prevalence per 10,000 registered persons for regions in the head/neck and torso - total, and females by age group

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

  Totala Female (age group)
   0-14 15-24 25-44 45-64 65-74 75+
Head 86 78 105 107 105 72 97
Neck 228 52 174 334 346 383 336
Abdomen 4 0 3 5 4 6 2
Chest 280 43 200 288 409 450 398
Lower back 417 29 286 529 634 677 611
Upper back 21 8 22 27 28 50 60
Back (anyb) 591 65 463 767 845 930 898
Trunk 2 0 2 1 2 0 4
  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