The prevalence of and risk factors for back pain among home care nursing personnel in Hong Kong.

@article{Cheung2006ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of and risk factors for back pain among home care nursing personnel in Hong Kong.},
  author={Kin Cheung and Marion Gillen and Julia A. Faucett and Niklas Krause},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={
          14-22
        }
}
BACKGROUND There is a large gap in research with regard to back pain (BP) among home care nursing personnel (HCNP); only seven studies have been conducted worldwide. There is a need to identify the magnitude of and risk factors for BP that are unique to Hong Kong (HK) HCNP. METHODS A total population sampling technique was employed in this cross-sectional questionnaire-based study. Hierarchical multiple logistic regression analyses were used to control for potentially confounding variables… CONTINUE READING
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