Social network, social support and the prevalence of neck and low back pain after retirement. A population study of men born in 1914 in Malmö, Sweden.

@article{Isacsson1995SocialNS,
  title={Social network, social support and the prevalence of neck and low back pain after retirement. A population study of men born in 1914 in Malm{\"o}, Sweden.},
  author={Anders Isacsson and Bertil S Hanson and Jonas Ranstam and Lennart R{\aa}stam and S. O. Isacsson},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of social medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={17-22}
}
In this study we investigated the importance of social network and social support systems outside the workplace and workload and psychological job strain in former work for the prevalence of daily neck and low back pain. The study population (n = 621) comprised a random half of all male residents in Malmö, Sweden, born in 1914, of whom 500 (80.5%) participated. Two of the social network and social support indices (social anchorage and availability of material and informational support) were… CONTINUE READING

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