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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 regionAll (n = 78)Girls (n = 62)Boys (n = 16)
Head69 (88.5%)59 (95.2%)10 (62.5%)
Teeth15 (19.2%)14 (22.6%)1 (6.3%)
Ears14 (17.9%)14 (22.6%)0
Throat35 (44.9%)32 (51.6%)3 (18.8%)
Back49 (62.8%)40 (64.5%)9 (56.3%)
Chest21 (26.9%)18 (29.0%)3 (18.8%)
Stomach50 (64.1%)45 (72.6%)5 (31.3%)
Reproductive organs50 (64.1%)50 (80.6%)0
Arms12 (15.4%)8 (12.9%)4 (25.0%)
Legs30 (38.5%)27 (43.5%)3 (18.8%)
Other40 (51.3%)33 (53.2%)7 (43.8%)