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RMJ. 2018; 43(1): 64-67

Prevalence of upper extremity pain among traffic police, Lahore, Pakistan

Ghanea Ahmad, Fahad Tanveer, Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Amir Gillani.


Objective: To determine the prevalence of upper extremity pain among traffic police of the Lahore, Pakistan.
Methodology: In this cross-sectional survey, data of 384 subjects was collected through a convenient sampling technique via self-structured questionnaire. Those participants were included in the study who were working more than 11 hours a day. Data was analyzed by SPSS version 21.
Results: A total of 384 subjects were in the study. Ages were between 30 to 40 years (mean 33± 2.86). Out of 384, 253(66%) were right-handed.263 (69%) had upper extremity pain and 206(54%) had radiating pain to the other regions. They showed 3-point degree pain on visual analogue scale (VAS).
Conclusion: We conclude that 69% who were aged between 30 to 40 years had upper extremity pain.

Key words: Upper extremity pain, pain intensity, traffic police.

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