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Table 2 Sex-specific frequency distribution of pain and regions of complaint

From: A case-series of patients with musculoskeletal conditions in an underserved community in Moca, Dominican Republic

VariableStudy Sample
N = 42
n (%)
Male
n = 19
n(%)
Female
n = 23
n(%)
Number/Rank of complaints
 One/Primary41 (97.6)19 (100)22 (95.7)
 Two/Secondary21 (50)8 (42.1)13 (56.5)
 Three/Tertiary3 (7.1)2(10.5)1 (4.3)
Primary regions of pain
 No pain1(2.4)01 (4.3)
 Neck5(11.9)3(15.8)2 (8.7)
 Shoulder5(11.9)4 (21)1 (4.3)
 Arm1(2.4)01 (4.3)
 Upper back6(14.3)1 (5.3)5 (21.7)
 Lower back17(40.5)7 (36.8)10 (43.5)
 Hip3(7.1)1 (5.3)2 (8.7)
 Thigh1(2.4)1 (5.3)0
 Knee1(2.4)1 (5.3)0
 Ankle1(2.4)1 (5.3)0
 Foot1(2.4)01 (4.3)
Secondary regions of pain
 No pain21 (50)11 (57.9)10 (43.5)
 Neck2(4.8)1 (5.3)1 (4.3)
 Elbow1(2.4)1 (5.3)0
 Arm2(4.8)1 (5.3)1 (4.3)
 Upper back3(7.1)1 (5.3)2 (8.7)
 Lower back7(16.6)1 (5.3)6 (26)
 Knee2(4.76)1 (5.3)1 (4.3)
 Foot2(4.76)02 (8.7)
 Legs1(2.4)1 (5.3)0
 Upper extremity1(2.4)1 (5.3)0
Tertiary regions of pain
 No pain39 (92.9)17 (89.5)22 (95.7)
 Neck1(2.4)1 (5.3)0
 Shoulder1(2.4)01 (4.3)
 Lower back1(2.4)1 (5.3)0
Pain duration
  < month1 (2.4)01(4.3)
 1–3 months9 (21.4)6(31.6)3(13)
 4–6 months3 (7.1)1 (5.3)2(8.7)
 7–12 months2 (4.8)1 (5.3)1(4.3)
  > 12 months27 (64.3)11(57.9)16(69.6)
  1. > greater than, < less than