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Table 2 Frequencies of valid responses in the inquiry of signs and symptoms, musculoskeletal and systemic, related to joint hypermobility

From: Survey on joint hypermobility in university students aged 18–25 years old

Signs and symptoms Yes No
Contortionist tricks 54 (15%) 328 (85%)
Ankle sprain 118 (32%) 255 (68%)
Other ligament injuries 55 (15%) 309 (85%)
Arthralgia 122 (33%) 252 (67%)
Arthritis 18 (5%) 356 (95%)
Frequent cramps 143 (37%) 243 (63%)
Pain in the knees 102 (27%) 278 (73%)
Cervical pain 107 (28%) 270 (72%)
Dorsal pains 111 (29%) 268 (71%)
Lower back pain 176 (46%) 206 (54%)
Shoulder dislocations 29 (8%) 355 (92%)
Patella dislocations 16 (4%) 362 (96%)
Poor wound healing 28 (7%) 351 (93%)
Fractures 79 (20%) 304 (80%)