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Table 4 Prevalence of shoulder pain from the Nordic-style questionnaire, stratified by age

From: Shoulder disorders in female working-age population: a cross sectional study

Age Dominant shoulder Non-dominant shoulder Bilateral
Symptomatic (60) Asymptomatic (242) Symptomatic (38) Asymptomatic (264) Symptomatic (21)
Yrs No. % No. % No. % No. % No. % No. %
20-24 22 7.3 0 0 22 100 0 0 22 100 0 0
25-29 36 11.9 2 5.6 34 94.4 1 2.8 35 97.2 0 0
30-34 46 15.2 8 17.4 38 82.6 2 4.3 44 95.7 2 4.3
35-39 61 20.2 8 23.3 53 76.7 6 9.8 55 90.2 3 4.9
40-44 43 14.3 10 31 33 69 14 32.6 29 67.4 6 13.9
45-49 42 13.9 13 36.5 29 63.5 2 4.8 40 95.2 2 4.7
50-55 52 17.2 19 19.9 33 80.1 13 25 39 75 8 15.3
    X 2 = 24.640; p = 0.001* X 2 = 34.741; p = 0.001*   
  1. *= statistically significant.