Table 1

Comparison of claims-based recurrent LBP prevalence by age category and sex between 2000 and 2007
Age / Year 2000 [99% CI] 2007 [99% CI] % Var1 Slope2
18-34
 Male 1.13 [1.10 – 1.16] 0.70 [0.68 – 0.73] −38 −0.061
 Female 0.89 [0.87 – 0.92] 0.64 [0.62 – 0.66] −28 −0.033
35-49
 Male 2.05 [2.01 – 2.09] 1.63 [1.59 – 1.66] −21 −0.062
 Female 1.65 [1.62 – 1.69] 1.45 [1.41 – 1.48] −12 −0.027
50-64
 Male 1.93 [1.89 – 1.98] 1.68 [1.64 – 1.72] −13 −0.032
 Female 1.78 [1.73 – 1.82] 1.55 [1.52 – 1.59] −13 −0.028
65-80
 Male 1.36 [1.31 – 1.41] 1.33 [1.29 – 1.38] −2 −0.001
 Female 1.72 [1.67 – 1.78] 1.79 [1.74 – 1.84] +4 +0.016
80 +
 Male 1.29 [1.18 – 1.41] 1.35 [1.26 – 1.45] +5 +0.004
 Female 1.58 [1.50 – 1.67] 1.83 [1.75 – 1.91] +16 +0.005

[1] % Var: percentage of variation between 2000 and 2007.

[2] Slope values are based on the linear regressions of the prevalence for every age category for years 2000 to 2007.

Beaudet et al.

Beaudet et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:151   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-151

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