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Table 2 Location of self- reported chronic pain by anatomical site

From: The prevalence of chronic pain and its associated factors among Saudi Al-Kharj population; a cross sectional study

Type of pain Frequencya Percentage
n = 198 (%)
Abdominal pain 51 25.76%
Chest pain 22 11.11%
Facial pain 6 3.03%
Feet pain/ankle pain 14 7.07%
Wrist pain/finger pain 12 4.55%
Knee pain 23 11.62%
Headache 26 13.13%
Neck pain 18 9.09%
Back pain 60 30.30%
 Upper back pain 23 11.62%
 Low back pain 44 22.22%
Elbow pain/ shoulder pain 12 6.06%
Thigh pain/lower leg pain 17 8.59%
Any Musculoskeletal pain 111 56.06%
Number of chronic pain sites Mean (SD) 1.6 (0.95) Median (Range) 1 (1–6)
  1. aEach participant could report more than one site of pain