Occupational and personal factors associated with acquired lumbar spondylolisthesis of urban taxi drivers

  title={Occupational and personal factors associated with acquired lumbar spondylolisthesis of urban taxi drivers},
  author={J. Chen and W. P. Chan and J. Katz and W. Chang and D. Christiani},
  journal={Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  pages={992 - 998}
  • J. Chen, W. P. Chan, +2 authors D. Christiani
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • Aims: To investigate the occupational and personal factors associated with lumbar spondylolisthesis in taxi drivers. Methods: Cross-sectional analysis of the baseline data from the Taxi Drivers’ Health Study cohort. Information was retrieved from the medical records of standardised lumbosacral spine plain films, age, and anthropometric measures of 1242 subjects. Acquired spondylolisthesis (ASL) was defined as non-lytic spondylolisthesis involving lumbar spines above L5. Questionnaires were used… CONTINUE READING
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