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Table 4 Distribution of reported near-continuous complaints and symptoms during the last three months.

From: Sickness absence and self-reported health a population-based study of 43,600 individuals in central Sweden

  Women Men
Complaints/Symptoms Gr 1 Gr 2 Gr 3 Gr 4 Gr 1 Gr 2 Gr 3 Gr 4
Pain in neck and shoulders 8.9 13.7 24.3 34.3 5.9 7.4 21.3 25.3
Pain in back or hips 5.0 8.2 16.7 23.4 4.4 6.6 12.6 23.9
Pain in arms, legs, knees or feet 6.3 8.4 19.7 23.8 4.4 5.7 16.7 23.1
Abdominal pain 1.1 1.7 2.5 2.5 0.5 0.9 4.2 2.4
Headache or migraine 0.9 2.3 3.7 6.0 0.7 0.7 2.9 5.0
Anxiety 1.3 2.1 7.0 11.3 1.0 1.6 5.3 7.3
Tiredness and weakness 2.1 4.2 12.0 20.7 1.2 2.4 7.7 15.5
Sleeping disorders 2.9 3.6 7.2 15.3 1.9 2.5 8.0 13.2
Depression 0.8 1.6 5.2 11.5 0.6 1.4 5.0 8.2
Dizziness 0.2 0.2 2.2 2.3 0.2 0.1 0.9 2.6
Irritated mucous membranes 0.8 1.3 2.1 3.3 0.9 1.1 1.5 1.7
  1. Age-standardised and weight-calibrated.