Frequency U.S. adults with back pain received treatment 2017, by ethnicity

This statistic shows the number of times adults in the U.S. with back pain went to a doctor for treatment for their back pain in the last 12 months, as of 2017, by age. It was found that 41 percent of Black or African American respondents had up to 5 treatments for back pain compared to just 24 percent of White or Caucasian respondents.

Number of times adults with back pain in the U.S. received treatment from a doctor within the past year as of 2017, by ethnicity

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Source

Release date

February 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 16 to 27, 2017

Number of respondents

660 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

respondents who suffered at least once per month from back pain and wanted to give an answer

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "(at a doctor) How often did you undergo treatment for back pain over the past 12 months? Please give your best guess if you are not sure. Leave the field blank if you prefer not to answer."

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