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Table 2 One-year prevalence rates with 95% confidence intervals of the soldiers at baseline in the present study and in an age-matched cohort, representative of the background population (18–22 year old male twins, surveyed in 1994).

From: Low back pain in military recruits in relation to social background and previous low back pain. A cross-sectional and prospective observational survey

Cohort LBP LLBP leg pain
2,213 twins 43% (41–45%) 7% (6–9%) 5% (4–6%)
1,711 soldiers 42% (39–44%) 7% (6–9%) 5% (4–6%)