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Table 3 Musculoskeletal pain

From: Child – parent agreement on reports of disease, injury and pain

  Never, almost never (1) Now and then (2) Daily complaints to once a week (3,4 & 5)
  Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys
Students rating 48 62 30 31 6 9
  57 61 36 30 5 4
  No Now and then Yes
Parents rating 58 67 24 28 2 6
  69 63 29 28 2 6
  1. General complaint by the child of musculoskeletal pain not attributed to an injury or illness rated on a 5 point Likert scale by the students and by the parents by the alternatives; no, now and then and yes. Number of subjects in bold and percent in italic.