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Research Article

Association between Neck/Shoulder Pain and Trapezius Muscle Tenderness in Office Workers

Table 1

Demographics and neck/shoulder pain among all men and women of the study as well as men and women with no, some, and severe tenderness, respectively, in the trapezius muscle. The percentage of men and women with tenderness is provided in parentheses next to the number of participants in each category.

AllNo tendernessSome tendernessSevere tenderness
MenWomenMenWomenMenWomenMenWomen
(51%) (18%) (42%) (59%) (7%) (23%)

Age (years), mean (SD)43.5 (12.2)42.7 (11.8)43.9 (12.3)44.9 (12.6)43.2 (12.7)41.7 (11.8)41.9 (7.8)43.7 (10.9)
Height (cm), mean (SD)183 (7.0)168 (6.2)184 (6.6)169 (6.0)181 (7.4)169 (6.0)182 (5.9)168 (6.7)
Weight (kg), mean (SD)82.8 (10.5)67.4 (12.1)84.4 (9.6)66.1 (11.5)81.1 (11.1)67.3 (12.6)81.6 (12.0)69.0 (11.0)
BMI kg (kg/m2), mean (SD)24.8 (2.7)23.8 (4.2)24.9 (2.6)23.3 (3.6)24.6 (2.7)23.6 (4.4)24.8 (4.1)24.6 (4.2)
Neck/shoulder pain intensity (0–10)2.4 (2.1)3.8 (2.3)1.4 (1.4)1.5 (1.6)3.1 (2.2)3.8 (2.0)5.1 (1.7)5.7 (1.9)

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