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Table 4 Prevalence and frequency of self-reported region-specific pain

From: High prevalence of daily and multi-site pain – a cross-sectional population-based study among 3000 Danish adolescents

   Frequency of pain (% among adolescents with pain)
Body region % of all adolescents reporting region-specific pain with any frequency Almost daily More than once per week Weekly Monthly Rarely
Knee, n = 953 32.3 (30.6-34.0) 25.1% 22.3-27.8 17.9% 15.4-20.3 24.9% 22.1-27.6 25.8% 23.0-28.6 6.3% 4.8-7.9
Back, n = 713 24.1 (22.6-25.7) 23.5% 20.3-26.6 21.1% 18.1-24.1 24.8% 21.6-27.9 25.3% 22.1-28.5 5.4% 3.7-7.0
Shoulder, n = 393 13.3 (12.1-14.5) 27.4% 23.0-31.9 21.0% 16.9-25.1 22.3% 18.2-26.5 23.3% 19.1-27.5 5.9% 3.5-8.2
Foot, n = 341 11.5 (10.4-12.7) 24.8% 20.1-29.4 18.5% 14.3-22.7 23.9% 19.3-28.5 23.9% 19.3-28.5 9.0% 5.9-12.0
Head, n = 266 9.0 (8.0-10.0) 23.1% 18.0-28.2 24.2% 19.0-29.4 22.7% 21.9-32.7 22.7% 17.6-27.8 2.7% 0.7-4.6
Shin, n = 185 6.2 (5.4-7.1) 14.3% 9.2-19.4 18.7% 13.0-24.4 27.5% 20.9-34.0 29.7% 23.0-36.4 9.9% 5.5-14.3
Hip/groin, n = 174 5.9 (5.0-6.7) 19.4% 13.4-25.4 21.2% 15.0-27.4 20.0% 13.9-26.1 32.4% 25.2-39.5 7.1% 3.2-10.9
Forearm/hand, n = 130 4.4 (3.7-5.1) 25.6% 18.0-33.2 18.6% 11.8-25.4 23.3% 15.9-30.6 20.2% 13.1-27.2 12.4% 6.6-18.2
Stomach, n = 101 3.4 (2.8-4.1) 13.3% 6.4-20.1 13.3% 6.4-20.1 29.6% 20.4-38.8 38.8% 29.0-48.6 5.1% 0.7-9.5
Thigh, n = 81 2.7 (2.2-3.3) 20.5% 11.3-29.7 19.2% 10.3-28.2 21.8% 12.4-31.2 24.4% 14.6-34.1 14.1% 6.2-22.0
Elbow, n = 78 2.6 (2.1-3.2) 29.9% 19.4-40.3 13.0% 5.3-20.7 16.9% 8.3-25.4 28.6% 18.3-38.9 11.7% 4.3-19.0
Chest, n = 78 2.6 (2.1-3.2) 9.0% 2.5-15.5 19.2% 10.3-28.2 28.2% 18.0-38.4 35.9% 25.0-46.8 7.7% 1.6-13.7