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Table 2 Whole body musculoskeletal symptoms of study population

From: Risk factors of musculoskeletal symptoms in university hospital nurses

  

Symptoms

 

Variables

Negative

Positive

p-value

  

N

%

N

%

Age

20 ~ 29

86

28.9

212

71.1

0.225

 

30 ~ 39

40

27.8

104

72.2

 
 

40 ~ 49

21

28.4

53

71.6

 
 

50

8

53.3

7

46.7

 

Martial status

Unmarried

101

28.0

260

72.0

0.459

 

Married

54

32.1

114

67.9

 

Shiftwork

No

42

32.1

89

67.9

0.036

 

Yes

113

28.3

287

71.8

 

House work hour per day

0 ~ 2

117

29.1

285

70.9

0.994

 

3 ~ 5

27

29.7

64

70.3

 
 

6

11

28.9

27

71.1

 

Department

Ward

103

29.4

247

70.6

0.962

 

Operation room

9

25.7

26

74.3

 
 

Intensive care unit

21

30.4

48

69.6

 
 

Others

22

28.6

55

71.4

 

Tenure

0 ~ 4

70

28.5

176

71.5

0.089

 

5 ~ 10

41

28.9

101

71.1

 
 

>10

44

30.8

99

69.2

 

Position

General duty nurse

121

28.3

307

71.7

0.375

 

Responsibility nurse

16

28.6

40

71.4

 
 

Head nurse

18

38.3

29

61.7

 

ANSI Z-365 checklist

Low grade

127

33.5

252

66.5

0.000

 

Moderate grade

22

24.2

69

75.8

 
 

High grade

6

9.8

55

90.2

 

Total job stress

Low

125

37.9

205

62.1

0.000

 

High

30

14.9

171

85.1