Table 1

Sociodemographic data of the analyzed patients (n = 634)
Variable
Sex [no. (%)] n = 634
Female 388 (61.2)
Age [mean: years (SD)] n = 634 56.30 (13.95)
Nationality [no. (%)] n = 619
German 610 (98.5)
Other 9 (1.5)
Marital status [no. (%)] n = 634
Single 82 (12.9)
Married 415 (65.5)
Divorced 80 (12.6)
Widowed 57 (9.0)
Living with a partner [no. (%)] n = 611 477 (78.1)
Persons at household [no. (%)] n = 605
1 person 87 (14.4)
2 persons 297 (49.1)
3 persons 114 (18.8)
4 persons 74 (12.2)
> 4 persons 33 (5.4)
Level and years of education [no. (%)] n = 632
13/12 years 100 (15.8)
10 years 191 (30.2)
9 years 322 (50.9)
Other graduation 15 (2.4)
No qualification 4 (0.6)
Employment status [no. (%)] n = 631
Working (full or part-time) 322 (51.0)
Reasons for not working [no. (%)] n = 306
Keeping house 48 (15.7)
Retired 228 (74.6)
Unemployed 27 (8.8)
Other 3 (1.0)
First time of back pain [no (%)] n = 634
Since < 1 year 77 (12.2)
Since 1-2 years 47 (7.4)
Since 2-5 years 86 (13.6)
Since 5-10 years 92 (14.5)
Since > 10 years 332 (52.4)

Viniol et al.

Viniol et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:294   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-294

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