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Table 4 Results of the 7 days symptoms for private and public workers

From: Psychosocial Risk Factors and Musculoskeletal Symptoms among White and Blue-collar Workers at Private and Public Sectors

  PrWC (n = 60) PrBC (n = 63) PuWC (n = 47) p-value
  n (%) 95% CI n (%) 95% CI n (%) 95% CI
Neck 25(41.7) 30.1 - 54.3 17(27.0) 17.6 - 39.0 13(27.7) 16.9 - 41.8 0.159
Shoulder 20(33.3) 22.7 - 45.9 14(22.2) 13.7 - 33.9 13(27.7) 16.9 - 41.8 0.387
Upper back 16(26.7) 17.1 - 39.0 10(15.9) 8.9 - 26.8 10(21.3) 12.0 - 34.9 0.342
Elbow 5(8.3) 3.6 - 18.1 04(6.3) 2.5 - 15.2 03(6.4) 2.2 - 17.2 0.892
Lower back 17(28.3) 18.5 - 40.8 11(17.7) 10.0 - 28.6 18(38.3) 25.8 - 52.6 0.056
Wrist/Hand 6(10.0) 4.7 - 20.1 7(11.1) 5.5 - 21.2 11(23.4) 13.6 - 37.2 0.098
  1. Number of cases (%), 95% confidence interval (CI 95%), and statistical results (chi square test) are presented.
  2. Private white-collar – PrWC, private blue-collar – PrBC, public white-collar – PuWC.