Low back pain is a common problem worldwide. The highest prevalent number of people with low back pain was South Asia (96.3 million), followed by East Asia (67.7 million), while the lowest number of people with low back pain was Oceania (0.7 million), followed by the Caribbean (2.7 million). In terms of gender, nearly a third of the female adult population suffers from low back pain, compared to a quarter of the adult male population. Department of Orthopedics, The Affiliated Nanping First Hospital, Fujian Medical University, 317 Zhongshan Road, Yanping District, Nanping City, Fujian Province, People's Republic of China.
People older than 30 and those who are obese or have more weight are more likely to suffer from low back pain. DALYs were obtained by adding together the years of life lost and the years lived with disabilities, thus incorporating premature death and health-related suffering to represent the total number of years of healthy life lost from all causes. Dismod-MR 2.1, a Bayesian meta-regression disease modeling tool, was used to estimate prevalence and DALY, reinforcing coherence between epidemiological parameters. Half of all working Americans, equivalent to about 80 million people, admit to having symptoms of back pain each year.
Department of Orthopedics, Shaowu Municipal Hospital of Fujian Province, Shaowu City, Fujian Province, People's Republic of China. According to the ACP, prescription opioids should be the last resort for those suffering from low back pain, as the risk of addiction and overdose may outweigh the benefits. In addition, due to the well-known and growing economic and sociological pressure on the peoples of India and China, the incidence of low back pain may not be reported in the youngest. Back pain is one of the most common medical conditions, affecting 540 million people worldwide at any given time.
It is believed that people with physically demanding jobs, physical and mental conditions, and smokers, are also at a much higher risk of suffering from this ailment. Back pain is one of the biggest health problems in the world and is something that most people will experience during some stage of their lives. Although back pain is common in all age groups, research published in the journal Family Practice highlights how people between 45 and 64 years of age are the most likely to suffer.