The Journal of Korean Physical Therapy Indexed in /covered by CAS, KoreaScience & DOI/Crossref:eISSN 2287-156X   pISSN 1229-0475

The Journal of Korean Physical Therapy Indexed in /covered by CAS, KoreaScience & DOI/Crossref:eISSN 2287-156X pISSN 1229-0475

Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Work-related musculoskeletal pain by type of occupation

VariablesCategoriesPhysical therapist (N=122)Occupational therapist (N=74)Dental hygienist (N=83)Nurse (N=62)χ2p

N(%)
12-month prevalenceYes105 (86.1)64 (86.5)64 (77.1)47 (75.8)13.130.04*
No17 (13.9)10 (13.5)19 (22.9)12 (19.4)
Sites of painNeck47 (38.5)34 (45.9)26 (31.3)20 (32.3)7.600.27
Shoulder53 (43.4)35 (47.3)39 (47.0)28 (45.2)0.380.94
Arm/Elbow16 (13.1)10 (13.5)7 (8.4)9 (14.5)1.610.66
Hand/Wrist60 (49.2)37 (50.0)28 (33.7)21 (33.9)8.400.04*
Back63 (51.6)30 (40.5)34 (41.0)23 (37.1)4.760.19
Leg/Foot29 (23.8)10 (13.5)19 (22.9)12 (19.4)3.200.36
Severity of pain3.94±2.284.85±2.174.44±2.464.33±2.237.120.07

Mean (SD).

p<0.05.

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