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APPENDIX TABLE 4.10 Summary Table of Psychosocial Factors and Work-Related Upper Extremity Disorders: Longitudinal Studies

Author

Study Population

Outcomes

Psychosocial Risk Factors

Risk

95% Confidence Interval

Attributable Fraction

Bergqvist, 1995

341 visual display unit workers

Shoulder-neck discomfort during the last 12 months (Nordic Questionnaire)

Prevalence total population at end of follow up: 44%

Increased perceived monotony

-

-

-

Prevalence unexposed not presented

Elbow-shoulder discomfort during the last 12 months (Nordic Questionnaire)

Prevalence total population at end of follow up: 27%

Increased perceived monotony

-

-

-

Hand/wrist discomfort during the last 12 months (Nordic Questionnaire)

Prevalence total population at end of follow up: 16%

Increased perceived monotony

1.7

0.6-4.4

41%

3.1

1.2-7.8

68%



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