Chronic Idiopathic Back Pain

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What is Chronic Idiopathic Back Pain?

Chronic back pain is measured by duration — pain that persists for more than 3 months is considered chronic. It is often progressive and the cause can be difficult to determine.

What is it like to have Chronic Idiopathic Back Pain?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat Chronic Idiopathic Back Pain and its symptoms?

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Who has Chronic Idiopathic Back Pain on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 33
30s 61
40s 67
50s 63
60s 39
70+ 11

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

54% Females
46% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 22
20-29 years 31
30-39 years 30
40-49 years 15
50-59 years 14
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 102
Not Diagnosed 64

These charts show data from Chronic Idiopathic Back Pain patients who have completed their condition history
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