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Prevalence of non-specific chronic low-back pain and risk factors among male soldiers in Saudi Arabia.


Sidiq M, Alenazi W, Kashoo FZ, Qasim M, Lopez M P, Ahmad M, Mani S, Shaphe M A, Khodairi O, Almutairi A, Mir S A
PeerJ. 2021; 9:e12249.
PMID: 34721972.


Non-specific chronic low back pain (NSCLBP) is the most common musculoskeletal disorder affecting health and work among the military population. NSCLBP is a complex disorder with several risk factors contributing to its occurrence. Therefore, the objective of our study was to estimate the prevalence and contribution of risk factors towards NSCLBP among male soldiers in Saudi Arabia.