Frequency of back pain among adults in the U.S. 2017, by age

Frequency adults suffered from back pain over the last year in the United States as of 2017, by age

by John Elflein, last edited Mar 13, 2017
Frequency of back pain among adults in the U.S. 2017, by age This statistic shows how often adults in the United States suffered from back pain over the last year as of February 2017, by age. It was found that 11 percent of respondents aged 18 to 30 years had back pain every day, compared to 16 percent of those aged 46 to 60 years.
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Frequency adults suffered from back pain over the last year in the United States as of 2017, by age

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18 to 30 years31 to 45 years46 to 60 years61 years and older
Every day11%11%16%14%
Multiple times a week15%11%10%15%
Once a week9%8%4%2%
Multiple times a month10%12%12%7%
Once a month9%7%5%4%
Multiple times a year16%17%15%16%
Once a year8%9%11%13%
Not at all in the last year19%23%25%27%
Prefer not to answer3%2%1%0%
18 to 30 years31 to 45 years46 to 60 years61 years and older
Every day11%11%16%14%
Multiple times a week15%11%10%15%
Once a week9%8%4%2%
Multiple times a month10%12%12%7%
Once a month9%7%5%4%
Multiple times a year16%17%15%16%
Once a year8%9%11%13%
Not at all in the last year19%23%25%27%
Prefer not to answer3%2%1%0%
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by John Elflein, last edited Mar 13, 2017
This statistic shows how often adults in the United States suffered from back pain over the last year as of February 2017, by age. It was found that 11 percent of respondents aged 18 to 30 years had back pain every day, compared to 16 percent of those aged 46 to 60 years.
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