[Validity of the Nordic Musculoskeletal Questionnaire as morbidity measurement tool].

  title={[Validity of the Nordic Musculoskeletal Questionnaire as morbidity measurement tool].},
  author={Fernanda Amaral Pinheiro and Bartholomeu Torres Tr{\'o}ccoli and Cl{\'a}udio Viveiros de Carvalho},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  volume={36 3},
OBJECTIVES To validate the Portuguese version of the Nordic Musculoskeletal Questionnaire (NMQ), and to evaluate the relationship between musculoskeletal morbidity and demographic, occupational and behavior variables. METHODS Ninety government bank employees were interviewed using the Portuguese version of NMQ in Brasilia, Brazil, in 1999. The respondents' answers were compared to clinical data found in their medical records. Descriptive and associative variable analyses were carried out… CONTINUE READING
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