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Table 2 The bivariate associations between pubertal stage and a) back pain anywhere b) low back pain, c) mid back pain, and d) neck pain reported as odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals.

From: Back pain reporting in young girls appears to be puberty-related

Definition of back pain Puberty stage 1 (index group) Puberty stage 2 Puberty stage 3 Puberty stage 4 Puberty stage 5
Back pain anywhere 1 1.1
0.6–2.0
2.3
0.8–6.5
2.6
1.5–4.7
2.4
1.4–4.3
Low back pain 1 0.9
0.1–8.5
8.2
1.2–55.6
19.6
5.0–76.3
14.7
3.8–56.6
Mid back pain 1 1.4
0.7–2.8
1.6
0.5–5.4
1.0
0.5–2.1
1.1
0.6–2.3
Neck pain 1 0.7
0.2–1.8
1.2
0.2–5.6
0.7
0.3–1.9
0.5
0.2–1.4