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Table 3 Prevalence results for non-specific low back pain in adolescents

From: Prevalence and associated characteristics of recurrent non-specific low back pain in Zimbabwean adolescents: a cross-sectional study

Age (yrs) Lifetime prevalence (n = 532) Point prevalence (n = 532) Recurrent prevalence (n = 153)
Males (%) Females (%) Males (%) Females (%) Males (%) Females (%)
13.0-13.9 26.7 28.6 2.0 5.0 6.7 14.3
14.0-14.9 17.6 21.9 2.9 4.7 11.8 7.8
15.0-15.9 20.0 31.4 4.0 9.8 16.0 13.7
16.0-16.9 42.9 50.0 2.4 11.1 21.4 33.3
17.0-17.9 54.3 54.5 5.7 9.1 28.6 36.4
18.0-18.9 61.5 60.7 5.1 25 51.3 46.4
19.0-19.9 77.4 75.0 6.5 35 67.7 75.0
Average 42.7 43.0 4.1 14.2 29.7 28.0
95% CI 40.8-44.6 41.4-44.6 3.9-4.2 13.2-15.2 27.8-31.6 26.0-30.0