Epidemiology Research International / 2013 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Musculoskeletal Disorders among Dental Practitioners: Does It Affect Practice?

Table 4

Effect of MSD on the daily activities of the studied subjects.

Low back MSD (%) Neck MSD
(%)
Shoulder MSD (%)

Reduction in work activity404430
Reduction in leisure activity 203716
Alteration of duties 4037
Doctor consultations474147
Hospitalizations 3
Sick leaves
 1–7 days302929
 8–30 days 1059

*12 month prevalence of MSD.