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Research Article

Central Sensitization and Perceived Indoor Climate among Workers with Chronic Upper-Limb Pain: Cross-Sectional Study

Table 2

Prevalence of indoor climate complaints among slaughterhouse workers with chronic pain and pain-free controls.

  Chronic pain ()Control ()
Prevalence (%)Prevalence (%)

Draught 406
Room temperature too high23
Varying room temperature 43
Room temperature too low2415
Stuffy “bad” air03
Dry air66
Unpleasant odour93
Static electricity03
Passive smoking40
Lightning problems60
Dust and dirt99

Average complaints (mean; 95% CI)1.8 (1.3–2.3)0.9 (0.4–1.5)

Significantly different from the pain-free control group ().