Method for retrospective collection of work-related psychosocial risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders: reliability and aggregation.

@article{Thorbjrnsson1999MethodFR,
  title={Method for retrospective collection of work-related psychosocial risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders: reliability and aggregation.},
  author={C B Thorbj{\"o}rnsson and H. E. Michelsen and Asa Kilbom},
  journal={Journal of occupational health psychology},
  year={1999},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={193-206}
}
Information on psychosocial work conditions during a 24-year period for 484 participants was collected retrospectively. Analyses were made of the interrater reliability, stability, specificity, and aggregation of data. The main finding was that it is possible to collect reliable information about psychosocial work conditions retrospectively for a long period of years when using a time ruler in a structured interview when earlier conditions are compared with the present. Interrater agreement was… CONTINUE READING