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Table 1 Prevalence of pain from 4 different body regions and number of body sites in pain (0–4), from baseline T0 (N = 420), by gender

From: Multisite musculoskeletal pain among young technical school students entering working life

  All (n = 420) N (%) Men (n = 153) N (%) Women (n = 267) N (%)
Pain sites    
 Neck and shoulder 297 (71) 80 (52) 217 (81)
 Low back 223 (53) 69 (45) 154 (58)
 Arm, hand and wrist 135 (32) 46 (30) 89 (33)
 Hip, knee and leg 204 (49) 60 (39) 144 (54)
Number of body sites in pain    
 0 51 (12) 30 (19) 21 (8)
 1 82 (19) 38 (25) 44 (17)
 2 134 (32) 50 (33) 84 (31)
 3 103 (25) 23 (15) 80 (30)
 4 50 (12) 12 (8) 38 (14)