Table 1

Physical complaints weekly (%) by country and gender.

Backache weekly

Headache weekly



Boys

Girls

Boys

Girls





Estimate

95% CI

Estimate

95% CI

Estimate

95% CI

Estimate

95% CI


DK

18.2

(16.7 to 19.7)

19.5

(17.9 to 21.2)

16.1

(14.8 to 17.5)

26.3

(24.6 to 28.1)

FI

17.6

(15.9 to 19.5)

19.1

(17.5 to 20.8)

31.0

(29.1 to 32.9)

43.9

(41.8 to 46.1)

GL

11.2

(8.8 to 14.1)

11.1

(8.9 to 13.8)

15.0

(12.5 to 17.8)

26.4

(23.2 to 29.8)

IS

21.5

(20.3 to 22.8)

25.9

(24.5 to 27.5)

27.1

(25.8 to 28.5)

38.1

(36.5 to 39.6)

NO

14.4

(13.0 to 15.9)

18.0

(16.3 to 19.8)

16.3

(14.7 to 18.0)

26.1

(24.2 to 28.1)

SE

16.4

(14.6 to 18.4)

21.6

(19.5 to 23.8)

25.2

(23.2 to 27.2)

39.3

(36.6 to 42.1)

Total

18.0

(17.4 to 18.7)

21.1

(20.4 to 21.9)

23.3

(22.6 to 24.0)

34.8

(33.9 to 35.7)


CI- confidence interval; DK-Denmark; FI-Finland; GL-Greenland; IS-Iceland; NO-Norway; SE-Sweden.

Torsheim et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:324   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-324

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