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Table 4 Prevalence (%) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) of musculoskeletal symptoms in various anatomical regions during the past 12 months among men and women

From: Prevalence of multisite musculoskeletal symptoms: a French cross-sectional working population-based study

Symptoms: n (%) CI Men (N = 2,162) Women (N = 1,548)
Musculoskeletal symptoms:
Axial 1395 (64.5) 62.5-66.5 996 (64.3) 62.0-66.7
Upper limb (with neck) 1310 (60.6) 58.5-62.7 1067 (68.9) 66.6-71.2
Lower limb 942 (43.6) 41.5-45.7 623 (40.2) 37.8-42.7
Musculoskeletal symptoms lasting at least 30 days:
Axial 383 (17.7) 16.1-19.3 335 (21.6) 19.6-23.7
Upper limb (with neck) 378 (17.5) 15.9-19.1 362 (23.4) 21.3-25.5
Lower limb 322 (14.9) 13.4-16.4 229 (14.8) 13.0-16.6