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Table 2 Pain presence and pain intensity by gender and age [mean ± standard deviation (percentage)]

From: Pain, pain intensity and pain disability in high school students are differently associated with physical activity, screening hours and sleep

Body site   Girls Boys Total
  13–15 ≥16 Total 13–15 ≥16 Total
At least one body site 188(51.2) 179(48.8) 367(73.1) 142(49.8) 143(50.2) 285(61.0) 652(67.3)
 Neck Pain 56(51.4) 53(48.6) 109(21.7) 28(49.1) 29(50.9) 57(12.2) 166(17.1)
Intensity 3.8 ± 1.9 3.9 ± 1.7 3.9 ± 1.8** 3.2 ± 1.8 3.0 ± 1.4 3.1 ± 1.6** 3.6 ± 1.8
 Shoulder Pain 52(47.3) 58(52.7) 110(21.9) 25(43.1) 33(56.9) 58(12.4) 168(17.3)
Intensity 4.2 ± 2.0 4.3 ± 2.0 4.3 ± 2.0 4.2 ± 1.6 3.8 ± 1.5 4.0 ± 1.5 4.1 ± 1.8
 Elbow Pain 8(53.3) 7(46.7) 15(3.0) 10(66.7) 5(33.3) 15(3.2) 30(3.1)
Intensity 4.4 ± 2.4 5.3 ± 1.6 4.8 ± 2.1 3.2 ± 2.0 3.2 ± 3.0 3.2 ± 2.2 4.0 ± 2.3
 Wrist/hand Pain 50(58.8) 35(41.2) 85(16.9) 24(42.9) 32(57.1) 56(12.0) 141(14.6)
Intensity 4.4 ± 2.0* 3.7 ± 2.2* 4.2 ± 2.1 3.1 ± 1.7* 4.0 ± 2.1* 3.6 ± 1.9 3.9 ± 2.1
 Mid back Pain 39(48.8) 41(51.3) 80(15.9) 24(50.0) 24(50.0) 48(10.3) 128(13.2)
Intensity 4.8 ± 2.3 3.4 ± 1.5 4.1 ± 2.0 4.3 ± 2.1 3.5 ± 1.7 3.9 ± 1.9 4.0 ± 2.0
 Low back Pain 62(50.0) 62(50.0) 124(24.7) 32(46.4) 37(53.6) 69(14.6) 193(19.9)
Intensity 4.4 ± 2.1 4.7 ± 2.1 4.6 ± 2.1* 4.1 ± 2.1 3.7 ± 1.9 3.9 ± 2.0* 4.3 ± 2.1
 Hip Pain 33(53.2) 29(46.8) 62(12.4) 23(45.1) 28(54.9) 51(10.9) 113(11.7)
Intensity 4.3 ± 2.0 4.6 ± 1.8 4.4 ± 1.9*** 3.4 ± 1.7 2.9 ± 1.1 3.1 ± 1.4*** 3.8 ± 1.8
 Knee Pain 67(52.3) 61(47.7) 128(25.5) 56(61.5) 35(38.5) 91(19.5) 219(22.6)
Intensity 4.8 ± 2.5 4.5 ± 2.2 4.7 ± 2.4 4.0 ± 2.2 4.1 ± 1.9 4.0 ± 2.0 4.4 ± 2.3
 Ankle/foot Pain 45(47.9) 49(52.1) 94(18.7) 47(52.2) 43(47.8) 90(19.3) 184(19.0)
Intensity 4.5 ± 2.5 4.2 ± 2.0 4.3 ± 2.2 3.9 ± 2.6 3.9 ± 2.2 3.9 ± 2.4 4.1 ± 2.3
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01;***p < 0.001