AUTHORS

DESIGN

SAMPLE: INDUSTRY (SIZE = STUDY TOTAL)

MS OUTCOMES

SIGNIFICANT FINDINGS FOR NON-BIOMECHANICAL WORK FACTORS

 

 

 

Work-related back symptom

Blue collar

 

 

 

 

 

Supervisor climate

partial correl.coefficient = 0.18

 

 

 

 

Understimulation

partial correl.coefficient = 0.16

 

 

 

 

Psych. Workload

partial correl.coefficient = 0.35

 

 

 

Work-related neck symptoms

Blue collar

 

 

 

 

 

Supervisor climate

partial correl.coefficient = 0.16

 

 

 

 

Understimulation

partial correl.coefficient = 0.14

 

 

 

 

Psych. Workload

partial correl.coefficient = 0.25

 

 

 

 

White collar

 

Johnasson & Rubenowitz 1994

Cross sectional

Manufacturing (blue collar n = 241; white collar n = 209)

 

Control over work

partial correl.coefficient = 0.17

 

 

 

 

Psych. Workload

partial correl.coefficient = 0.21

 

 

 

Work-related shoulder symptoms

Blue collar

 

 

 

 

 

Control over work

partial correl.coefficient = 0.18

 

 

 

 

Supervisor climate

partial correl.coefficient = 0.16

 

 

 

 

Understimulation

partial correl.coefficient = 0.26

 

 

 

 

Psych. Workload

partial correl.coefficient = 0.27

 

 

 

 

White collar

 

 

 

 

 

Control over work

partial correl.coefficient = 0.17

 

 

 

 

Supervisor climate

partial correl.coefficient = 0.20

 

 

 

 

Understimulation

partial correl.coefficient = 0.22

 

 

 

 

Coworker relations

partial correl.coefficient = 0.24

 

 

 

 

Psych. Workload

partial correl.coefficient = 0.21

 

 

 

Back symptoms

Supervisor support

OR: 1.8 (CI: 1.1-2.8)

 

 

 

Severe back symptoms

None

 

 

 

 

Neck symptoms

Supervisor support

OR: 2.0 (CI: 1.3-3.2)

Lagerström et al. 1995

Cross sectional

Health care (n = 688)

Severe neck symptoms

Work demand

OR: 1.8 (CI: 1.1-2.9)

 

 

 

Shoulder symptoms

Work control

OR: 1.7 (CI: 1.1-2.7)

 

 

 

Severe shoulder symptoms

Work demand

OR: 1.6 (CI: 1.0-2.6)

 

 

 

Hand symptoms

Understimulation

OR: 1.6 (CI: 1.1-2.4)

 

 

 

Severe hand symptoms

None

 

 

Cross sectional with control group

Multiple (exposed to repetitive work n = 1210; non exposed controls n = 337)

CTS

Job control

OR: 1.6 (CI: 1.0-2.4)

Leclerc et al. 1998

 

 

 



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