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The Work Limitations Questionnaire
Objective.The objective of this work was to develop a psychometrically sound questionnaire for measuring the on-the-job impact of chronic health problems and/or treatment (“work limitations”).… Expand
Prevalence of upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders in college students.
- J. Katz, B. Amick, B. B. Carroll, C. Hollis, A. Fossel, C. Coley
- The American journal of medicine
- 1 November 2000
Upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders are the fastest growing source of disability in the US workplace (1,2), affecting workers of all ages, including those less than 25 years old (3). Computer… Expand
Smoking behavior in a low-income multiethnic HIV/AIDS population.
- E. Gritz, D. Vidrine, A. Lazev, B. Amick, R. Arduino
- Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of…
- 1 February 2004
The aim of this study was to describe smoking prevalence and smoking behavior in a multiethnic low-income HIV/AIDS population. A cross-sectional survey design was used. The study site was Thomas… Expand
Relationship of Employee-Reported Work Limitations to Work Productivity
Background. Work limitation rates are crucial indicators of the health status of working people. If related to work productivity, work limitation rates may also supply important information about the… Expand
A review of health-related work outcome measures and their uses, and recommended measures.
Despite the growing recognition that work can contribute to the development of musculoskeletal disorders, there are almost no data on whether and how physicians investigate the contribution of work… Expand
Musculoskeletal symptoms among mobile hand-held device users and their relationship to device use: A preliminary study in a Canadian university population.
The study aims were, in a population of university students, staff, and faculty (n = 140), to: 1) determine the distribution of seven measures of mobile device use; 2) determine the distribution of… Expand
Social capital, income inequality, and self-rated health in 45 countries.
There has been growing interest in the relationship between the social environment and health. Among the concepts that have emerged over the past decade to examine this relationship are… Expand
Distribution of sickness absence in the European Union countries
- D. Gimeno, F. Benavides, J. Benach, B. Amick
- Occupational and Environmental Medicine
- 1 October 2004
Aims: To determine the sickness absence frequency in European Union (EU) countries. Methods: Sickness absence was measured by questionnaire using the Third European Survey on Working Conditions.… Expand
Predictors of outcomes of carpal tunnel release.
- J. Katz, E. Losina, B. Amick, A. Fossel, L. Bessette, R. Keller
- Arthritis and rheumatism
- 1 May 2001
OBJECTIVE To identify factors that are predictive of the outcomes of greatest importance to patients-i.e., symptom relief, functional improvement, and satisfaction with the outcomes of… Expand
Effect of Office Ergonomics Intervention on Reducing Musculoskeletal Symptoms
Study Design. Office workers invited and agreeing to participate were assigned to one of three study groups: a group receiving a highly adjustable chair with office ergonomics training, a… Expand