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Table 2 Characteristics of the sample

From: Is undergraduate physiotherapy study a risk factor for low back pain? A prevalence study of LBP in physiotherapy students

  Year level Overall
  1 2 3 4  
Response rate (%) 80 (N = 80) 82 (N = 76) 49 (N = 34) 71 (N = 60) 72 (N = 250)
Gender (%)      
• Male 26 (N = 21) 49 (N = 36) 21 (N = 7) 40 (N = 24) 36 (N = 90)
• Female 74 (N = 59) 51 (N = 40) 79 (N = 27) 60 (N = 36) 64 (N = 160)
Mean age in years (SD) 19.1 (2.2) 20.8 (3.1) 19.9 (1.6) 21.6 (1.9) 20.3 (2.6)
Mean length of study in years (Range) 0 (-) 1.1 (1–3) 2 (-) 3.2 (3–5) 1.4 (0–5)
N available subjects 100 93 69 84 346