Visual display terminal use increases the prevalence and risk of work-related musculoskeletal disorders among Chinese office workers: a cross-sectional study.

@article{Wu2012VisualDT,
  title={Visual display terminal use increases the prevalence and risk of work-related musculoskeletal disorders among Chinese office workers: a cross-sectional study.},
  author={Shanshan Wu and Lihua He and Jingyun Li and Jianxin Wang and Sheng Wang},
  journal={Journal of occupational health},
  year={2012},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={34-43}
}
OBJECTIVES Little is known about work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) among computer users mainland China. The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of WMSDs in office workers in Beijing, and to determine risk factors for WMSDs in the neck (WMSDs-N). METHODS In a cross-sectional study, a self-administered questionnaire was delivered to 720 office workers who use a computer as a main working tool. Odds ratios (ORs) were calculated for risk factors. RESULTS The prevalence… CONTINUE READING