Determination of pain intensity risk factors among school children with nonspecific low back pain

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Akdag B., Cavlak U., CIMBIZ A., Camdeviren H.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.17, no.2, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.881378
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Keywords: nonspecific low back pain, pain intensity, regression tree method, school children, FUNCTIONAL RATING INDEX, ADOLESCENTS, SCHOOLCHILDREN, POPULATION, QUALITY


Background: Low back pain (LBP) is a common disease among people under the age of 20. To the best of our knowledge few studies have been carried out on LBP among school children in Turkey, and none of them studied the correlation between pain intensity and related variables with LBP.