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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of 11 248 parent-offspring trios, Nord-Trøndelag Health Study

From: Parental chronic pain in relation to chronic pain in their adult offspring: family-linkage within the HUNT Study, Norway

  Data from HUNT2 (1995–97) Data from HUNT3 (2006–08)
Characteristics Mother Father Daughter Son
Participants, no. 11 248 11 248 6 307 4 941
Age, mean (SD), years 57.2 (12.2) 60.5 (12.5) 41.1 (11.3) 43.1 (11.1)
Body mass index, mean (SD), kg/m2 27.2 (4.5) 26.8 (3.4) 26.1 (4.8) 27.2 (3.8)
Higher educationa, no. (%) 1 587 (14.1) 1 806 (16.1) N/A N/A
Physically inactiveb, no. (%) 858 (7.6) 856 (7.6) 73 (1.2) 116 (2.4)
Any CMPc, no. (%) 6 377 (56.7) 5 783 (51.4) 2 984 (47.3) 1 943 (39.3)
Interfering CMPd, no. (%) 5 099 (51.4) 4 567 (45.5) 1 575 (32.2) 1 025 (25.5)
  1. Abbreviations: CMP, chronic musculoskeletal pain; HUNT, The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study; SD, standard deviation.
  2. aEducation ≥13 years.
  3. bNo sessions with leisure time physical activity.
  4. cCMP with duration ≥3 months during the last year at any location.
  5. dCMP that interfere with work ability and/or leisure time activity.