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Epidemiological aspects of musculoskeletal pain in the upper body. Analyzing common and recurrent binary outcomes

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Title: Epidemiological aspects of musculoskeletal pain in the upper body. Analyzing common and recurrent binary outcomes
Authors: Grimby-Ekman, Anna
Issue Date: 8-Nov-2010
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I. Ekman, A., Andersson, A., Hagberg, M., Hjelm, E. W. (2000) Gender differences in musculoskeletal health of computer and mouse users in the Swedish workforce. Occupational Medicine, 50:608–13.

II. Grimby-Ekman, A., Andersson, E. M., Hagberg, M. (2009) Analyzing musculoskeletal neck pain, measured as present pain and periods of pain, with three different regression models: a cohort study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 10:73.

III. Grimby-Ekman, A., Hagberg, M. The validity of asking about the presence of musculoskeletal neck pain in epidemiological questionnaires. Unpublished manuscript

IV. Grimby-Ekman, A., Andersson, E. M., Hagberg, M., Neck pain and perceived stress. Analyzing a longitudinal binary outcome in a cohort study. Unpublished manuscript
Date of Defence: 2010-11-25
Disputation: Torsdagen den 25 november 2010, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: musculoskeletal
repeated measurements
logistic model
odds ratio (OR)
risk ratio (RR)
risk difference (RD)
biological interaction
Abstract: The overall aim of this thesis is to gain epidemiological knowledge about musculoskeletal pain in the upper body in light physical work, in relation to gender, psychosocial factors, and computer use; and to compare different methods for analyzing common and recurrent binary outcomes. Two study groups were investigated using questionnaire data: (a) computer users in the Swedish workforce and (b) a cohort of university students. Regression models used were ordinary logistic model, Cox model (for c... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8184-9
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