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Table 3 Intensity of neck, mid back, and low back pain (FPS-R 0–10 scale) at age 11–13 and two years later

From: Spinal pain in adolescents: prevalence, incidence, and course: a school-based two-year prospective cohort study in 1,300 Danes aged 11–13

  11-13 yr. (n = 1291) 13-15 yr. (n = 1064)
  Girls (n = 625) Boys (n = 666) Girls (n = 499) Boys (n = 565)
Location n (mis) Mean intensity 95% CI n (mis) Mean intensity 95% CI n (mis) Mean intensity 95% CI n (mis) Mean intensity 95% CI
NP 488 (3) 3.3 3.0, 3.5 489 (1) 3.0 2.7, 3.2 405 (3) 3.8 3.6, 4.0 408 (2) 3.4 3.4, 3.6
MBP 378 (4) 3.3 3.1, 3.6 387 (1) 2.8 2.5, 3.0 338 (1) 3.9 3.6, 4.2 332 (5) 3.8 3.5, 4.1
LBP 300 (4) 2.9 2.6, 3.2 271 (1) 2.5 2.2, 2.8 289 (5) 4.1 3.8, 4.4 252 (7) 3.6 3.3, 3.9
  1. CI = Confidence intervals; FPS-R = Faces Pain Scale – Revised; LBP = Low back pain; MBP = Mid back pain; Mis = Missing values; NP = Neck pain.