Objective: To determine the association among shoulder pain, working hours and device usage in male bankers of Lahore, Pakistan.
Methodology: In this cross sectional survey was done and data on 514 subjects was collected through a convenient sampling technique via self-reported questionnaire. Study participants were had work related aches and working duration more than 3 hours. Data were analyzed by SPSS version 21.
Results: Out of 514 subjects, 106(20.62%) used computer, 36(7.00%) telephone/mobile phones, 19(3.70%) paper work and 3(0.58%) type writer for 8-10 hours. There were 80(15.56%) subjects who suffered mild pain and worked for 7-8 hours, 74(14.40%) 6-8 hours, 69(13.42%) 8-10 hours and 13(2.53%) 2-4 hours, respectively. 65(12.65%) subjects who suffered from moderate pain worked for 8-10 hours, 59(11.48%) 7-8 hour, 50(9.73%) 6-8 hours and 4(0.78%) 2-4 hours, respectively. 136(26.46%) suffered from mild pain used computer, 64(12.45%) telephone/mobile phone, 29(5.64%) paper work and 7(1.36%) type writer.
Conclusion: There was significant association between shoulder pain and working hours and between working hours and device usage but no association between shoulder pain and device usage.
Shoulder Pain, working hours, device usage
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