Table 2

Prevalence of shoulder pain by definition

  • 2-150 At least one item of disability answered positively on the questionnaire. ‘Pain’ in (A) - (D) and in (I) refers to ‘pain in the past month’—that is, period prevalence. ‘Current pain’ at interview in (II) and (III) refers to ‘pain on the day of interview’—that is, point prevalence.