Who is likely to have it?
In an article published in The Spine Journal, 2005. A prevalence survey of 72,699 schoolchildren in four age groups was performed in Singapore.
The study showed that the prevalence rates were 0.05% for girls and 0.02% for boys at 6 to 7 years of age, 0.24% for girls and 0.15% for boys at 9 to 10 years of age, 1.37% for girls and 0.21% for boys at 11 to 12 years of age, and 2.22% and 0.66%, respectively, for girls and boys at 13 to 14 years of age.
The prevalence increased rapidly for girls by the age of 11 to 14.
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