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Table 2 Awareness of parents regarding adverse health effects of schoolbag

From: Assessment of perceptions, knowledge, and attitudes of parents regarding children’s schoolbags and related musculoskeletal health

  Fathers Mothers p value
A heavy schoolbag can produce...
 Back pain 247 (87.3%) 301 (90.9%) 0.258
 Neck pain 181 (64.2%) 247 (74.8%) 0.013
 Shoulder pain 214 (75.9%) 286 (86.7%) 0.001
 Spinal deformity 105 (36.9%) 124 (37.2%) 0.235