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Neck trouble in machine operating, dynamic physical work and sedentary work: a prospective study on occupational and individual risk factors.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7730850     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A prospective study on the effects of occupational and individual factors on neck trouble was carried out among 1832 men representing static work with whole-body vibration (machine operators), dynamic physical work (construction carpenters) and sedentary work (office workers). Neck trouble and occupational and individual factors were inquired about via postal questionnaires in 1984 and 1987. Machine operating was associated with an increased risk to contract severe neck trouble, and machine operating and dynamic physical work were associated with persistently severe neck trouble. Other predictors for contracting severe neck trouble were age and current smoking. Physical exercise decreased the risk of persistently severe neck trouble. The results of our prospective study confirm the role of physical factors in neck trouble.
Authors:
E Viikari-Juntura; H Riihimäki; S Tola; T Videman; P Mutanen
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical epidemiology     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0895-4356     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Epidemiol     Publication Date:  1994 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-05-26     Completed Date:  1995-05-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8801383     Medline TA:  J Clin Epidemiol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1411-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Age Factors
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Neck*
Occupational Diseases / etiology
Occupations*
Prospective Studies
Smoking / adverse effects
Vibration / adverse effects
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
J Clin Epidemiol. 1996 Aug;49(8):939-41   [PMID:  8699216 ]

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