Psychosocial factors related to low back pain among school personnel in Nagoya, Japan.

  title={Psychosocial factors related to low back pain among school personnel in Nagoya, Japan.},
  author={Hirohito Tsuboi and Kiyomi Takeuchi and Misuzu Watanabe and Reiko Hori and Fumio Kobayashi},
  journal={Industrial health},
  volume={40 3},
Related factors of low back pain (LBP) among school personnel were investigated. We designed a cross-sectional study employing questionnaires, which included a Japanese version of the Job Content Questionnaire. Subjects consisted of 3306 male and 3184 female school personnel in all public schools and kindergartens operated by Nagoya City, Japan. Prevalence of LBP in each work category was compared to that in general teachers of each gender after adjusting for age. Male teachers at schools for… CONTINUE READING
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