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Table 2 The prevalence and location of pain in CHARLS study

From: The prevalence and economic burden of pain on middle-aged and elderly Chinese people: results from the China health and retirement longitudinal study

year 2011 2013 2015
pain status, n (%)
 yes 30.41 37.62 27.56
 no 69.59 62.38 72.44
the location of pain, n (%)
 head 11.81 9.27 13.13
 shoulder 11.38 9.18 13.24
 arm 9.00 7.19 10.53
 wrist 5.60 4.05 7.67
 finger 5.28 4.86 7.76
 chest 5.58 4.53 5.54
 stomach 7.63 4.51 8.93
 back 8.34 7.07 9.98
 waist 17.98 16.44 18.24
 hip 3.39 2.46 5.35
 leg 13.40 12.29 13.87
 knee 12.31 9.66 14.26
 ankle 5.18 4.71 7.10
 toes 2.90 2.63 4.60
 neck 5.82 4.81 8.49