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1- Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Zanjan University of Medical Science, Zanjan, Iran.
2- Department of Biological Statistics and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medi- cine, Zanjan University of Medical Sci- ences, Zanjan, Iran.
3- Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran , moatamed@zums.ac.ir
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Aim: Low back pain (LBP) is a biopsychological problem which involve all aging groups worldwide which could limited social and sexual activities among suffered people. In this regard, this study aimed to obtain viewpoints of Iranian people involved with LBP.
Method and Materials: This descriptive study was done on Iranian adults who suffered from LBP. To do this study, demographic questionnaire and Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) were completed by eligible participants.  The last three sections of this questionnaire which were related to sexual, traveling and social activities were completed by the participants who were satisfied to be studied and signed the written consent form. Completed data were entered into the SPSS version 26 and analyzed through descriptive statistics.
Findings: In total, 238 eligible adult including 159 female  aged 40.06±13.22 years and 79 male aged 35.56±16.12 years   were  assessed. In this study, of 238 responded participants   147 (61.7%) participants explained some LBP , of 179 responded participants 89 (49.7% ) participants described sexual activity limitation and, of 228 responded participants ,146 ( 64%) participants verified that they had social activity limitation due to disability consequently  to LBP.
Conclusion: This study showed the majority of Iranian participants with disability due to LBP have limited social and sexually activities. Therefore, doing further studies to confirm these results and designing proper interventions are strongly recommended.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
Received: 2023/07/1 | Accepted: 2023/07/22 | Published: 2023/10/20

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