Prevalence of Low Back Pain and its Risk Factors among School Teachers

  title={Prevalence of Low Back Pain and its Risk Factors among School Teachers},
  author={Nur Atiqah Abdul Samad and Haslinda Abdullah and Saidi Moin and Shamsul Bahri Mohd Tamrin and Zailina Hashim},
  journal={American Journal of Applied Sciences},
Problem statement: The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of low back pain and the associated risk factors among primary school teachers in the Klang Valley, Malaysia. Approach: A cross sectional study was conducted in nine primary schools in the Klang Valley. The schools were selected randomly from a list obtained from the Ministry of Education. Two hundred and seventy two respondents who fulfilled the study criteria volunteered to participate in the study. A questionnaire… 

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