DOI: 10.5935/2595-0118.20190059
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Abstract: BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Back pain is one of the most common pain in humans. It impacts the health and quality of life and can be disabling. Diseases detected in adolescence and poorly managed may get worse in adulthood. The objective of this study is to estimate the prevalence, the associated factors and the characteristics of back pain in adolescents living in the city of São Paulo. METHODS: A cross-sectional population-based study-Health Survey in São Paulo (2015) with 539 adolescents of both genders betw…

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