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Table 3 The percentage of pain in various body locations in the two sexes

From: Prevalence and characteristics of chronic body pain in China: a national study

  Male Female Total P value
Pain site
 Head 29.65 36.71 33.13 <0.0001
 Shoulder 24.49 32.41 28.39 <0.0001
 Stomach 17.23 20.72 18.95 <0.0001
 Abdominal 9.06 16.86 12.90 <0.0001
 Waist 22.52 26.38 24.42 <0.0001
 Joint 14.66 14.58 14.62 0.12
 Limbs 12.69 12.23 12.46 0.08
 Chest 6.88 6.19 6.54 0.02
 Others 0.39 0.43 0.41 0.64
  1. * P for the difference between sexes