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Table 3 Prevalence of additional musculoskeletal conditions in working-age Australiansa with specific musculoskeletal conditions

From: Associations between multimorbidity and additional burden for working-age adults with specific forms of musculoskeletal conditions: a cross-sectional study

Sample (n) Osteo-arthritis % (95%CI) Inflammatory arthritis % (95%CI) Other arthritis % (95%CI) Other MSK % (95%CI) Gout % (95%CI) Back pain % (95%CI) Soft tissue conditions % (95%CI) Osteo-porosis % (95%CI) Additional MSK % (95%CI) Median # of MSK conditions (10th-90th percentile)
Osteoarthritis (993) 100 3.6 (1.9, 5.4) 6.3 (3.9, 8.6) 2.1 (0.8, 3.3) 7.5 (5.6, 9.4) 33.3 (28. 8, 37.9) 8.4 (5.7, 11.1) 10.7 (8.0, 13.4) 52.1 (48.2, 56.0) 1 (2,3)
Inflammatory arthritis (317) 11.8 (6.5, 17.0) 100 4.6 (1.6, 7.7) 3.3 (1.1, 5.5) 10.2 (6.0, 14.5) 37.3 (29.4, 45.2) 24.7 (17.7, 31.8) 6.2 (3.4, 9.1) 63.2 (54.5, 72.0) 1 (2,3)
Other arthritis (1022) 5.7 (3.7, 7.6) 1.3 (0.4, 2.1) 100 1.6 (0.3, 2.8) 6.3 (4.5, 8.2) 33.3 (29.6, 36.9) 6.1 (4.3, 8.0) 4.9 (3.3, 6.6) 46.3 (42.5, 50.1) 1 (1,3)
Other MSK (117) 18.0 (7.8, 28.3) 8.7 (2.9, 14.5) 14.9 (4.1, 25.6) 100 7.2 (1.9, 12.4) 31.5 (20.4, 42.6) 7.6 (0.5, 14.6) 10.0 (3.2, 16.8) 63.5 (51.7, 75.2) 1 (2,3)
Gout (589) 11.8 (8.6, 14.9) 5.0 (2.7, 7.2) 11.0 (7.8, 14.2) 1.3 (0.2, 2.4) 100 27.4 (22.6, 32.3) 8.1 (5.3, 10.8) 2.8 (1.3, 4.4) 46.3 (40.9, 51.8) 1 (1,3)
Back pain (2493) 12.1 (10.2, 14.0) 4.2 (3.0, 5.3) 13.3 (11.5, 15.1) 1.3 (0.8, 1.9) 6.3 (5.2, 7.5) 100 5.8 (4.5, 7.1) 3.7 (2.7, 4.7) 35.7 (33.0, 38.5) 1 (1,2)
Soft tissue disorder (404) 18.4 (12.6, 24.1) 16.7 (11.7, 21.7) 14.8 (10.7, 19.0) 1.9 (0.1, 3.7) 11.2 (7.6, 14.9) 34.9 (29.0, 40.8) 100 8.6 (4.6, 12.6) 62.4 (56.3, 68.6) 1 (2,4)
Osteoporosis (292) 33.9 (26.6, 41.2) 6.1 (3.1, 9.1) 17.2 (11.2, 23.2) 3.7 (1.2, 6.2) 5.7 (2.7, 8.8) 32.6 (24.7, 40.4) 12.5 (6.9, 18.1) 100 69.1 (62.0, 76.3) 1 (2,4)
Any MSK (4555) 20.1 (18.8, 21.5) 6.2 (5.3, 7.1) 22.2 (20.3, 24.1) 2.3 (1.7, 3.0) 12.8 (11.7, 13.9) 55.5 (53.3, 57.6) 9.2 (7.9, 10.5) 6.3 (5.5, 7.2) 27.4 (25.7, 29.0) 1 (1,2)
  1. legend: aPrevalence estimates take into account survey design by using the jack-knife method to apply the replicant weights generated by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. MSK: musculoskeletal conditions