Dataset: HBSC-2005/06, ed.1.0

Variable backache: Back ache last 6 months

Literal Question

MQ39. In the last 6 months: how often have you had the following….?  
C. Back ache

PostQuestion Text

Please tick one box for each line

Values Categories N
1 About every day 11013
2 More than once a week 12967
3 About every week 16432
4 About every month 33914
5 Rarely or never 127203
Sysmiss 4409

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 201529
Missing cases 4409
Minimum 1.0
Maximum 5.0
Mean 4.257
This variable is numeric


Source:  HBSC 1985/86, 1989/90, 1993/94, 1997/98, 2001/02

Description:  A non-clinical measure of mental and physical health.  The list includes physical and psychological symptoms.  (Note: this measure is also referred to as 'the HBSC symptom checklist' and 'psychosomatic complaints').


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