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2020 Sep 18

BMC Musculoskelet Disord



The impact of occupational and personal factors on musculoskeletal pain – a cohort study of female nurses, sonographers and teachers.


Arvidsson I, Gremark Simonsen J, Lindegård-Andersson A, Björk J, Nordander C
BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2020 Sep 18; 21(1):621.
PMID: 32948157.


Musculoskeletal pain is common in the general population and constitutes a major public health problem. A large proportion of these conditions may be work related. The aim of this study was to explore the relative importance of physical, psychosocial and personal factors, in number of pain sites and in five specific pain sites, among women in common professions with a broad variety of occupational exposures.