BioMed Research International / 2013 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Epidemiology of Back Pain in Children and Youth Aged 10–19 from the Area of the Southeast of Poland

Table 3

Dealing with back pain.

Students with back pain
  ( )
10–13 years
  ( )
14–16 years
  ( )
17–19 years
  ( )
n %n %n %n %

Taking painkillers (pharmacological treatment)
 Prescribed by a doctor374.5106.4107.0173.2
 Over-the-counter10212.32616.71510.56111.5
Physiotherapy (manual therapy, electrotherapy, exercises)404.885.142.8285.3
No treatment65178.411271.811479.742580.0

n: number of subjects; %: percent value.