Correlation between selected risk factors and prevalence of low back pain in health care personnel

@inproceedings{Demar2016CorrelationBS,
  title={Correlation between selected risk factors and prevalence of low back pain in health care personnel},
  author={Andreja Dem{\vs}ar and doc. dr. Joca Zurc and izr. prof. dr. Brigita Skela Savi{\vc}},
  year={2016}
}
Introduction: Low back pain is a common health complaint among health care workers. The aim of the study was to identify the prevalence of low back pain among health care personnel in relation to selected risk factors. Methods: The study is based on a non-experimental quantitative method of empirical research. A close-ended questionnaire on low back pain was used and completed by 89 health care workers at the General Hospital Jesenice and retirement home in the Gorenjska region. A Chi-square… CONTINUE READING

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