Table 5

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

Totala

Female (age group)

0-14

15-24

25-44

45-64

65-74

75+


Head

86

78

105

107

105

72

97

Neck

228

52

174

334

346

383

336

Abdomen

4

0

3

5

4

6

2

Chest

280

43

200

288

409

450

398

Lower back

417

29

286

529

634

677

611

Upper back

21

8

22

27

28

50

60

Back (anyb)

591

65

463

767

845

930

898

Trunk

2

0

2

1

2

0

4


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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