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Table 5 Age adjusted prevalence estimates (%) of chronic musculoskeletal disorders in men and women in survey of health and living conditions by year

From: Musculoskeletal disorders in Norway: prevalence of chronicity and use of primary and specialist health care services

  Men Women
Year Prevalence (%) S.E. Freq. N Prevalence (%) S.E. Freq. N
2002 19.57 0.97 664 3410 28.21 1.09 918 3417
2005 19.54 0.97 651 3401 29.05 1.11 936 3365
2008 16.92 0.95 537 3172 26.13 1.08 826 3293
2012 18.43 0.73 518 2807 27.43 0.83 778 2853
  1. Note: The means are weighted. The standard errors (S.E.) are based on a binomial distribution and are corrected for clustered sampling in 2002, 2005 and 2008.