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RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 221-223


Frequency of computer vision syndrome among software professionals in Lahore, Pakistan

Tayyaba Fatima, Fareeha Amjad, Adnan Hashim, Mehak Matloob.

Abstract
Objective: To investigate health and safety risks related to computer use among software professionals.
Methodology: This cross-sectional survey was undertaken among Lahore software professionals. The questionnaire has sensitivity and specificity over 70% and achieved good test-retest repeatability both for the scores obtained [ICC=0.802; 95% confidence interval (CI): 0.673, 0.884] and CVS classification (κ=0.612; 95% CI: 0.384, 0.839). All participants were subjected to a binary logistic regression analysis using the dichotomous dependent variable of ‘presence of computer vision syndrome’ and the continuous/dichotomous independent variables of age, gender, duration of work, and daily computer usage. In addition, the frequency, percent, cross-tabulation, charts. Chi-square, and binary logistic regression models were applied. The data were analyzed using the SPSS version 25.
Results: Out of 112 subjects, 62.5% were male and 37.5% female. Mean age was 25.51±4.23 (range 17-45). Out of 112 subjects, 68.8% had computer vision syndrome.
Conclusion: Computer vision syndrome is common in software professionals, which needs adjustments in the work place.

Key words: Computer vision syndrome, ergonomics, software professionals.


 
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Fatima T, Amjad F, Hashim A, Matloob M. Frequency of computer vision syndrome among software professionals in Lahore, Pakistan. RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 221-223.


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Fatima T, Amjad F, Hashim A, Matloob M. Frequency of computer vision syndrome among software professionals in Lahore, Pakistan. RMJ. (2022), [cited April 05, 2022]; 47(1): 221-223.



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Fatima, T., Amjad, . F., Hashim, . A. & Matloob, . M. (2022) Frequency of computer vision syndrome among software professionals in Lahore, Pakistan. RMJ, 47 (1), 221-223.



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Fatima, Tayyaba, Fareeha Amjad, Adnan Hashim, and Mehak Matloob. 2022. Frequency of computer vision syndrome among software professionals in Lahore, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (1), 221-223.



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Fatima, Tayyaba, Fareeha Amjad, Adnan Hashim, and Mehak Matloob. "Frequency of computer vision syndrome among software professionals in Lahore, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 221-223.



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Fatima, Tayyaba, Fareeha Amjad, Adnan Hashim, and Mehak Matloob. "Frequency of computer vision syndrome among software professionals in Lahore, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 47.1 (2022), 221-223. Print.



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Fatima, T., Amjad, . F., Hashim, . A. & Matloob, . M. (2022) Frequency of computer vision syndrome among software professionals in Lahore, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (1), 221-223.








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