Co-occurrence of musculoskeletal pain among female kitchen workers

  title={Co-occurrence of musculoskeletal pain among female kitchen workers},
  author={E. Haukka and P. Leino-Arjas and S. Solovieva and R. Ranta and E. Viikari-Juntura and H. Riihim{\"a}ki},
  journal={International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health},
  • E. Haukka, P. Leino-Arjas, +3 authors H. Riihimäki
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
  • Objectives: The co-occurrence of musculoskeletal pain symptoms in seven body sites and their combinations among women in kitchen work were studied. Methods: Data on musculoskeletal pain during the past 3 months in the neck, shoulders, forearms/hands, low back, hips, knees and ankles/feet were gathered by questionnaire from 495 female workers (mean age 45 years) in connection with an ergonomic intervention study in municipal kitchens of four cities in Finland. Altogether 122 kitchens (60% of… CONTINUE READING
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