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The Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Associated Factors in employees of Guilan University of Medical Sciences in 2017
Fardin Mehrabian1, Mohammad Bandehpoor 2, Adel Kamyab3, Samaneh Kashi3
1- Research Center of Health and Environment, School of Health, , Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran
2- School of Health, , Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran , mohammadbandehapoor16@gmail.com
3- School of Health, , Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran
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Background: Musculoskeletal disorders are one of the most common and costly problems associated with work, caused by disruption or damage to one of the organs or tissues of the body. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders, cumulative disorder and its relationship with individual characteristics in Guilan University of Medical Sciences
Methods: This descriptive, analytical and cross sectional study was conducted in 1396. The society and the research environment were 336 employees of Guilan University of Medical Sciences. The Nordic Questionnaire (NMQ) was used to analyze the data using descriptive statistics and SPSS16 software.
Results: 41% of the study population had symptoms of musculoskeletal disorders in the neck region and 34.6% in the shoulder region And 65.4% of them had no symptoms of disturbances. There is a significant relationship between the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in the shoulder and elbows with computer work. Also, the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in the waist region was significantly correlated with BMI.
Conclusion: Since musculoskeletal disorders in the research community are high and due to the role of these disorders in reducing human resource productivity, managers should provide the ways for prevention and reduction of musculoskeletal disorders
Keywords: Skeletal, Muscular, Cumulative, Individual Characteristics
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Article Type: Original Contributions | Subject: Occupational Health
Received: 2019/03/10 | Accepted: 2019/05/30 | Published: 2019/07/1
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Mehrabian F, Bandehpoor M, Kamyab A, Kashi S. The Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Associated Factors in employees of Guilan University of Medical Sciences in 2017. CJHR. 2019; 4 (3) :82-85
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