Table 4

Annual consultation prevalence per 10,000 registered persons for regions in the head/neck and torso - total, and males by age group

Totala

Male (age group)

0-14

15-24

25-44

45-64

65-74

75+


Head

86

105

80

70

59

72

64

Neck

228

59

131

196

224

291

293

Abdomen

4

1

3

4

4

4

12

Chest

280

70

198

269

380

421

402

Lower back

417

30

209

487

536

486

448

Upper back

21

2

8

17

18

20

24

Back (anyb)

591

63

336

680

726

644

661

Trunk

2

1

10

1

1

2

6


a males and females; age-gender standardised based on population figures for England and Wales in 2006[21]

b includes consultations coded as upper back, lower back, or back

Jordan et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:144   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-11-144

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