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Table 4 Common Characteristics of the top 25 occupations with WRMSDs in the five major service sectors

From: Characteristics of occupational musculoskeletal disorders of five sectors in service industry between 2004 and 2013

Variables Number Percentage
The leading major causes of disorders not applicable 5243 71.20
overexertion 1631 22.15
repetitive motions 311 4.22
the others 179 2.43
The day when the industrial accident frequently happened Monday 1549 21.04
Tuesday 1145 15.55
Wednesday 1121 15.22
Thursday 1216 16.51
Friday 1316 17.87
Saturday 710 9.64
Sunday 307 4.17
The time at which accident occurred 10:00 1471 19.98
09:00 968 13.14
11:00 879 11.94
the others 4046 54.94
The days away from work for treatment 29-90 days 3315 45.02
91–180 days 1768 24.01
the others 2281 30.97
The amount of lost work days 0-50 days 2549 34.61
51–100 days 2111 28.67
the others 2704 36.72
  1. Data including missing values were excluded
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