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Afnan A. Al-Fridy, Mohammed M. Al-Harbi, Abdullah A. Abu-Alnasr, Faten M. Shaqrun, *Yousef A. Turkistani and Prof. Dr. Osama A. Amin


Objective: The aim of this study tostudy the prevalence of low back pain and prevalence of potential risk factor of low back pain among students in western area of KSA, 2016. Subjects and Methods: a cross-sectional study of 500 participants. The questionnaires were distributed electronically. The used questionnaire was formulated to include age, demographic aspects, clinical symptoms, risk factors, past medical and surgical history and social history. The questionnaire includes 40 questions, discussing various aspects in the student's life. Results: There were 273 (61.8%) female and 169 (38.2%) male respondents. no significant differences in the duration pain due to the variable sex (P> 0.05). (75.4%) of participants reported low back pain duration Less than 4 weeks, 21.6% refer the low back pain to their sitting for a long times. 52.7% do not practice sports or exercise. 78.3% were non-smokers, 51.4% subjected to passive smoking.28.3% are usually studying on the desk, 51% use the backpack to lift their books and school tools, 8.4% have already exposure to bodily injuries in the back. Conclusion: High prevalence of acute low back pain among the students in western area of KSA, 2016, this pain is not a devastating impact on the various aspects of their life. Fairly high prevalence of potential risk factor of low back pain among those students.

Keywords: Fairly high prevalence of potential risk factor of low back pain among those students.

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