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Table 4 Characteristics of recurrent non-specific low back pain (n = 153)

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

Characteristic Responses Males (%) Females (%) Χ 2 p
  Twice 17.8 25.0 1.78 0.41
Frequency Thrice 28.8 21.3   
  > Thrice 53.4 53.8   
  1-7 days 84.9 86.3 1.26 0.74
  8-14 days 11.0 10.0   
Duration 15-21 days 4.1 2.5   
  22-28 days 0 1.3   
  ≥ 1 month 0 0   
  Yes 23.3 18.8 0.48 0.49
Sciatica No 76.7 81.2   
  Yes 27.4 26.4 0.03 0.87
Treatment No 72.6 73.6