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Table 3 Characteristics of respondents reporting chronic pain

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

  Chronic Pain N = 198 Any Musculo Skeletal N = 111 Chest pain N = 22 Knee pain N = 23 Headache N = 26 Back pain N = 60
Age Mean (SD) 28.47 (10.08) 29 (1.09) 27.23 (2.2) 31.83 (14.1) 25.73 (6.9) 28.07 (9.7)
Gender n (%)* n (%)* n (%)* n (%)* n (%)* n (%)*
 Female 118 (59.5) 67 (60.4) 12 (54.5) 17 (73.9) 16 (61.5) 38 (63.3)
 Male 80 (40.4) 44 (39.6) 10 (44.5) 6 (26.1) 10 (38.5) 22 (36.6)
Marital Status
 Married 75 (37.8) 43 (38.7) 9 (40.9) 8 (34.7) 9 (34.6) 24 (40)
 Single 123 (62.1) 68 (61.2) 13 (59.1) 15 (65.2) 17 (65.4) 36 (60)
Job
 Civilian 109 (55) 60 (54.0) 12 (54.5) 11 (47.8) 12 (46.2) 31 (51.6)
 Not Working 6 (3) 2 (1.8) 2 (9.09) 0 (0) 1 (3.8) 1 (1.6)
 Soldier 83 (41.9) 49 (44.1) 8 (36.3) 12 (52.1) 13 (50) 28 (46.6)
Education level
 Primary 7 (3.5) 6 (5.4) 1 (4.5) 3 (3.0) 0 (0) 3 (5)
 Secondary 29 (14.6) 21 (18.9) 3 (13.6) 4 (17.39) 4 (15.4) 8 (13.3)
 Intermediate 5 (2.5) 1 (0.9) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (3.8) 0 (0)
 University 147 (74.2) 77 (69.4) 17 (17.3) 16 (69.5) 19 (73.1) 44 (73.3)
 Postgraduate 10 (5) 6 (5.4) 1 (4.5) 0 (0) 2 (7.7) 5 (8.3)
Smoking Status
 Ex-smoker 9 (4.5) 6 (5.4) 1 (4.5) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (5)
 Non-smoker 167 (84.3) 93 (83.7) 19 (86.3) 20 (86.9) 22 (84.6) 50 (83.3)
 Current Smoker 22 (11.1) 12 (10.8) 2 (9.1) 3 (13.04) 4 (15.4) 7 (11.6)
  1. *Percentage in the columns indicates % of respondents having pain out of total individuals with pain experienced at a specific site