Table 1

Cross classification of presence of back problems and restriction of activity, by sex

Back problemsActivity restriction
Musculoskeletal
n (row%, column%)
Other main cause
n (row%, column%)
No restriction
n (row%, column%)
Men:
 Yes158  (26, 56)49  (8, 18)398  (66, 11)
 No126 (4, 44)224 (6, 82)3248 (90, 89)
 Total284 (7, 100)273 (6, 100)3647 (87, 100)
Women:
 Yes114 (23, 53)78 (16, 24)305 (61, 9)
 No100 (3, 47)243 (7, 76)3173 (90, 91)
 Total214 (5, 100)321 (8, 100)3478 (87, 100)