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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