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Table 2 Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorder related outcomes according to major variables

From: Evaluation of the prevalence of musculoskeletal symptoms, presumptive diagnosis, medical care use, and sick leave among female school meal service workers

Variables Subjective symptoms, % Presumptive diagnosis, % Medical care use, % Sick leave, %
Age (years) < 50 75.5 * 42.5* 32.5* 5.9*
≥50 82.0 50.7 38.8 8.1
Physical loading Low 46.8 * 19.4* 20.2* 4.4*
Hard 79.8 47.0 33.5 6.2
Very hard 91.7 58.7 45.3 9.5
Present illness No 78.5* 44.6* 34.9* 6.9
Yes 89.0 73.8 49.4 10.4
Injury experience No 77.2* 45.8* 34.1* 6.2*
Yes 86.6 53.0 43.3 10.6
Frequency of meal service 1 81.5* 48.8 38.6* 8.1*
2-3 73.9 44.0 30.1 4.7
Career (years) ~ 9 73.9* 42.4* 30.9* 6.3
10~19 83.2 51.2 40.0 7.6
≥20 89.3 54.7 45.3 12.0
Type of job Chefs (manager) 79.8 47.9 36.9 8.4
Cooks or assistants 79.5 47.5 36.3 7.1
Job control Yes 78.2 44.2* 37.1 6.4
No 80.4 49.5 36.0 7.8
Household work (hours) < 2 78.6 48.0 35.5 6.7
≥2 81.7 47.0 38.4 8.6
Working hour < 48 80.2 48.8 37.5 7.5
≥48 77.0 42.6 31.8 6.4
Type of school High 74.9* 43.5 31.0* 5.6
Middle 81.3 49.0 38.5 6.1
Elementary 81.6 49.5 38.8 8.9
Total 79.6 47.6 36.4 7.3
  1. *p < 0.05 by chi-squared test