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Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain in traffic police wardens of Lahore, Pakistan

Muhammad Waqas Fiaz, Ashfaq Ahmad, Arooj Munawar, Kaniz Rabia, Mehreen Fatima.

Abstract
Objective: To find out the musculoskeletal (MSK) pain in traffic police wardens of Lahore, Pakistan.
Methodology: This Questionnaire based study included 204 traffic police wardens of Lahore. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 21.0
Results: The prevalence of MSK pain was 65.7%. Regarding different body areas, prevalence of MSK pain were 38.8% (n=52) in leg, 38.1% (n=51) in lower back, 33.6% (n=45) in shoulder, 11.2% (n=15) in knees, 9.0% (n=12) in arm/hand, 6.7% (n=9) in foot, 6.7% (n=9) in neck and 4.5% (n=6) in upper back.
Conclusion: The prevalence of musculoskeletal pain in traffic police wardens of Lahore was 65.7%. Leg pain prevalence was highest (38.8%) and upper back pain as lowest (4.5%). Health education may reduce MSK pain prevalence among traffic police wardens.

Key words: Musculoskeletal pain, police warden, occupational pain.


 
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Fiaz MW, Ahmad A, Munawar A, Rabia K, Fatima M. Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain in traffic police wardens of Lahore, Pakistan. RMJ. 2018; 43(1): 61-63.


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Fiaz MW, Ahmad A, Munawar A, Rabia K, Fatima M. Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain in traffic police wardens of Lahore, Pakistan. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=260447 [Access: August 14, 2018].


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Fiaz MW, Ahmad A, Munawar A, Rabia K, Fatima M. Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain in traffic police wardens of Lahore, Pakistan. RMJ. 2018; 43(1): 61-63.



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Fiaz MW, Ahmad A, Munawar A, Rabia K, Fatima M. Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain in traffic police wardens of Lahore, Pakistan. RMJ. (2018), [cited August 14, 2018]; 43(1): 61-63.



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Fiaz, M. W., Ahmad, A., Munawar, A., Rabia, K. & Fatima, M. (2018) Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain in traffic police wardens of Lahore, Pakistan. RMJ, 43 (1), 61-63.



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Fiaz, Muhammad Waqas, Ashfaq Ahmad, Arooj Munawar, Kaniz Rabia, and Mehreen Fatima. 2018. Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain in traffic police wardens of Lahore, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 43 (1), 61-63.



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Fiaz, Muhammad Waqas, Ashfaq Ahmad, Arooj Munawar, Kaniz Rabia, and Mehreen Fatima. "Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain in traffic police wardens of Lahore, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 43 (2018), 61-63.



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Fiaz, Muhammad Waqas, Ashfaq Ahmad, Arooj Munawar, Kaniz Rabia, and Mehreen Fatima. "Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain in traffic police wardens of Lahore, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 43.1 (2018), 61-63. Print.



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Fiaz, M. W., Ahmad, A., Munawar, A., Rabia, K. & Fatima, M. (2018) Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain in traffic police wardens of Lahore, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 43 (1), 61-63.




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