Co-occurrence of musculoskeletal pain among female kitchen workers

@article{Haukka2006CooccurrenceOM,
  title={Co-occurrence of musculoskeletal pain among female kitchen workers},
  author={Eija Haukka and P{\"a}ivi Leino-Arjas and Svetlana L Solovieva and Riikka Ranta and E. Viikari-Juntura and Hilkka Riihim{\"a}ki},
  journal={International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health},
  year={2006},
  volume={80},
  pages={141-148}
}
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… 
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