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  1. Risk indicators of low back pain among workers in Japan : Association of familial and physical factors with low back pain.

    Article - En anglais

    Study Design

    A questionnaire was given to 3,042 Japanese workers at a factory in 1992.

    It surveyed age, gender, weight, height, job classification, and work environment, as well as the perceived causes, onset age, and characteristics of low back pain.

    Family history Of low back pain among first-degree relatives and percept tion of physical condition also were assessed.


    To investigate the risk indicators of low back pain in Japanese workers with various kinds of job classifications in a manufacturing company. of Background Data.

    Risk indicators of low back pain in Japanese patients have not been fully investigated in previous studies.


    Prevalence rates and characteristics of low back pain were examined among 3,042 factory workers (2,517 men and 525 women) with job with varying physical demands. in the analysis of risk indicators of low back pain, the odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals were computed.

    In addition, at multiple logistic anaiysis was performed to evaluate risk-indicators of low back pain.


    Point and lifetime prevalence of low back pain were correlated with the physical demands of the job.

    The perceived cause found to be most associated with low back pain were lifting in workers with jobs requiring moderate to heavy work and sports activity in sedentary workers.

    Family history of low back pain parents, siblings, and children was a risk indicator of low back pain. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Lombalgie, Facteur risque, Evaluation, Questionnaire, Age, Sexe, Taille, Travail, Environnement entreprise, Déterminisme génétique, Epidémiologie, Homme, Japon, Asie, Douleur, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Rachis pathologie, Rachialgie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Low back pain, Risk factor, Evaluation, Questionnaire, Age, Sex, Size, Labour, Firm environment, Genetic inheritance, Epidemiology, Human, Japan, Asia, Pain, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Spine disease, Rachialgia

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0351323

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 12/09/1997.