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Table 2 Counts and percentage of bodily regions affected by pain within the 3-month recall period for all participants and stratified by gender

From: Health-related quality of life in adolescents with persistent pain and the mediating role of self-efficacy: a cross-sectional study

Pain region All (n = 78) Girls (n = 62) Boys (n = 16)
Head 69 (88.5%) 59 (95.2%) 10 (62.5%)
Teeth 15 (19.2%) 14 (22.6%) 1 (6.3%)
Ears 14 (17.9%) 14 (22.6%) 0
Throat 35 (44.9%) 32 (51.6%) 3 (18.8%)
Back 49 (62.8%) 40 (64.5%) 9 (56.3%)
Chest 21 (26.9%) 18 (29.0%) 3 (18.8%)
Stomach 50 (64.1%) 45 (72.6%) 5 (31.3%)
Reproductive organs 50 (64.1%) 50 (80.6%) 0
Arms 12 (15.4%) 8 (12.9%) 4 (25.0%)
Legs 30 (38.5%) 27 (43.5%) 3 (18.8%)
Other 40 (51.3%) 33 (53.2%) 7 (43.8%)