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Back pain shows significant association with mortality among older women

Published February 12, 2019
Category: Lower Back
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Researchers at Boston Medical Center found that frequent, persistent back pain is associated with earlier death in a study of more than 8,000 older women who were followed for an average of 14 years. After controlling for important sociodemographic and health factors, women who reported frequent, persistent back pain had a 24 percent increased risk of death compared to women with no back pain.

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Last change: February 12, 2019

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