Epidemiology Research International / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Musculoskeletal Disorders among Dental Practitioners: Does It Affect Practice?

Table 2

Area wise predilection of MSD in relation to sex of the dental practitioners.

Area affectedMales (%)
95% CI
Females (%)
95% CI
value

Neck50
(36–63)
57
(36–74)
0.625
Shoulders28
(17–41)
30
(15–51)
1.000
Low back38
(25–51)
48
(29–67)
0.453
Wrist26
(15–39)
26
(12–46)
1.000
Upper back20
(11–33)
22
(9–42)
1.000
Elbow12
(5–24)
00.168
Knee8
(2–19)
4
(0–22)
1.000
Ankle6
(1–16)
4
(0–22)
1.000
Thigh4
(0–14)
4
(0–22)
1.000

*12 month prevalence of MSD.