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Prevalence of low back pain in children and adolescents: a meta-analysis

Inmaculada Calvo-Muñoz1*, Antonia Gómez-Conesa2 and Julio Sánchez-Meca3

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1 Department Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Espinardo Campus, University of Murcia, Murcia, 30100, Spain

2 Department of Physiotherapy, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain

3 Department of Basic Psychology and Methodology, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain

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BMC Pediatrics 2013, 13:14  doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-14

Published: 26 January 2013

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Methodological criteria of epidemiological studies.

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Characteristics of the studies presenting LBP prevalence data used in this meta-analysis.

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Methodological Quality of the 59 epidemiological studies.

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