Prevalence and work-related risk factors for reduced activities and absenteeism due to low back symptoms.

@article{Widanarko2012PrevalenceAW,
  title={Prevalence and work-related risk factors for reduced activities and absenteeism due to low back symptoms.},
  author={Baiduri Widanarko and Stephen Legg and Mark D. Stevenson and Jason M Devereux and Amanda Eng and Andrea Martine 't Mannetje and Soo Cheng and N. R. L. Pearce},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  year={2012},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={727-37}
}
Although quite a lot is known about the risk factors for low back symptoms (LBS), less is known about the risk factors for the consequences of LBS. A sample of 3003 men and women randomly selected from the New Zealand Electoral Roll, were interviewed by telephone about self reported physical, psychosocial, organizational, environmental factors and the consequences of LBS (i.e. self-reported reduced activities and absenteeism). The 12-month period prevalence of reduced activities and absenteeism… CONTINUE READING

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