|1989-90 to 1995 ||. .|
|1995 to 2001 ||NA |
|Included in Q230, as a direct question "(DO YOU HAVE ANY CONDITIONS WHICH YOU HAVE HAD FOR A LONG TIME AND MAY HAVE ADJUSTED TO SUCH AS ARTHRITIS OR BACK PROBLEMS?"|
Various back conditions were also offered on a prompt card
"- DO YOU HAVE ANY CONDITIONS LIKE THESE?"
Prompt card 5 was shown which included "BACK DISORDERS eg SLIPPED DISC, SCIATICA, FIBROSITIS, LUMBAGO (specify)" among a list of 41 conditions.
|Q448 asked "DO YOU HAVE ANY (OTHER) CONDITIONS THAT HAVE LASTED OR ARE EXPECTED TO LAST FOR SIX MONTHS OR MORE, FOR EXAMPLE:" Prompt card 'H' was shown with a list of 23 conditions. No back disorders were included, although respondents were free to report these conditions.|
Additional opportunity was given to report on other long term conditions from Q450 which asked: "DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER CONDITIONS SUCH AS THESE:" Prompt card "I" was shown which mentions:
"1 conditions that recur from time to time"
"2 conditions that have lasted for a long time and that you may have adjusted to"
"3 conditions which are under control because you are having long term treatment or taking medication".
|Q552 asked "...DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER CONDITIONS THAT HAVE LASTED OR ARE EXPECTED TO LAST, FOR 6 MONTHS OR MORE. FOR EXAMPLE:" Prompt card '21' was shown with a list of 14 conditions. Among them were: "Back - slipped disc or other disc problems"; "Back pain or back problems". |
|NHS codes ||. .||063||424|
|Notes||Curvature of the spine estimates cannot be produced separately. They are included in "Total back disorders".|
|Estimate '000||. . ||51.7||78.9|
|Standardised rate per 1,000 population(a)||. .||2.8||4.2|
|95 % confidence intervals on standardised rates||. .||2.0 - 3.6||3.3 - 5.1|
|(a) Age standardised to 2001 NHS benchmark population.|
This page last updated 20 January 2006