TITLE

Analysis by sex of low back pain among workers from small companies in the Paris area: severity and occupational consequences

AUTHOR(S)
Alcouffe, J.; Manillier, P.; Brehier, M.; Fabin, C.; Faupin, F.
PUB. DATE
October 1999
SOURCE
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Oct1999, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p696
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes workers with low back pain symptoms, to identify risk factors and to assess the occupational consequences separately in men and women from small companies in Paris, France. Data analysis of workers using standardised questionnaire; Types of low back pain; Risk factors for men and women and those common to them; Steps to be avoided to prevent back pain.
ACCESSION #
9568171

 

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