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Table 7 LBP Prevalence from 9 studies with less than 70% methodological score

From: The Prevalence of low back pain in Africa: a systematic review

Study Point prevalence One year prevalence Lifetime prevalence Population/setting
Mulimba 199019 10 - - Orthopaedic clinic
Bwanahali et al 199222 47 - - Rheumatology clinic
Harris 199320 62 - - In cricketers
Worku 200011 10 - - Rural community/mothers
Mijiyawa et al 200024 35 - - Rheumatology unit
Mbaye et al 200223 - - - Transport company
Puckree et al 200433 - - - School children
Adedoyin et al 200535 74 - - Computer users
Van Vuuren et al 200539 36 56 64 Steel industry