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RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 344-346


Prevalence of work related neck pain in computer operators

Nadeem Younis, Muhammad Waqar Afzal, Ashfaq Ahmad, Imran Ghafoor, Muhammad sharif waqas.

Abstract
Objective: To determine the prevalence of work related neck pain in computer operators.
Methodology: There were 309 computer operators taken for this research. The prevalence of neck pain was assessed with the help of a questionnaire. The results were analyzed through SPSS-20 software.
Results: Neck pain was more common in female computer operators. It was more common in middle class computer operators as compared to others. 67.3% of computers operators complained of localized neck and 32.7% complained of radiating neck pain. Neck pain occurred in computer operators due to wrong posture. It reduced the performance of computer operators. Neck pain was more common in those computer operators that used computer randomly 1-3 hours.
Conclusion: Female computer operators were more victims of neck pain as compared to male computer operators.
Key Words: Neck pain, computer operators, ergonomics.

Key words: Neck pain, computer operators, ergonomics


 
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Younis N, Afzal MW, Ahmad A, Ghafoor I, waqas Ms. Prevalence of work related neck pain in computer operators. RMJ. (2017), [cited October 20, 2017]; 42(3): 344-346.



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Younis, N., Afzal, M. W., Ahmad, A., Ghafoor, I. & waqas, M. s. (2017) Prevalence of work related neck pain in computer operators. RMJ, 42 (3), 344-346.



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Younis, Nadeem, Muhammad Waqar Afzal, Ashfaq Ahmad, Imran Ghafoor, and Muhammad sharif waqas. 2017. Prevalence of work related neck pain in computer operators. Rawal Medical Journal, 42 (3), 344-346.



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Younis, Nadeem, Muhammad Waqar Afzal, Ashfaq Ahmad, Imran Ghafoor, and Muhammad sharif waqas. "Prevalence of work related neck pain in computer operators." Rawal Medical Journal 42 (2017), 344-346.



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Younis, Nadeem, Muhammad Waqar Afzal, Ashfaq Ahmad, Imran Ghafoor, and Muhammad sharif waqas. "Prevalence of work related neck pain in computer operators." Rawal Medical Journal 42.3 (2017), 344-346. Print.



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Younis, N., Afzal, M. W., Ahmad, A., Ghafoor, I. & waqas, M. s. (2017) Prevalence of work related neck pain in computer operators. Rawal Medical Journal, 42 (3), 344-346.




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