Assessing the association between low back pain, quality of life, and life events as reported by schoolchildren in a population-based study

@article{Balagu2011AssessingTA,
  title={Assessing the association between low back pain, quality of life, and life events as reported by schoolchildren in a population-based study},
  author={Federico Balagu{\'e} and Montserrat Ferrer and Lu{\'i}s Rajmil and Angels Pont Acu{\~n}a and Ferr{\'a}n Pellis{\'e} and Christine Cedraschi},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={171},
  pages={507-514}
}
Low back pain (LBP) is prevalent in teenagers but not necessarily detrimental to their quality of life (QoL). This population-based study evaluated a global QoL score and the association between LBP and life events and/or health problems affecting QoL. Schoolchildren were investigated in Fribourg-Switzerland and Barcelona-Spain. In addition to the KIDSCREEN, a health-related QoL questionnaire, two Numerical Rating Scales were used to assess QoL in general, and the influence of LBP on QoL. Open… CONTINUE READING

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