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Table 4 Prevalence ratios (PR) of pain in a site relative to another in previous seven days, among industrial workers and urban cleaning service workers, Bahia, Brazil

From: The concurrence of musculoskeletal pain and associated work-related factors: a cross sectional study

Site Necka Shouldera Upper backa Upper limbsa Low backa Upper leg/knee Lower lega Ankle/Feeta
Neckb - 3.7(2.7–5.0) 4.3(3.3–5.6) 2.7(2.1–3.4) 2.7(2.2–3.3) 2.3(1.7–3.2) 3.1(2.4–4.1) 3.4(2.4–4.9)
Shoulderb 3.7(2.7–5.1) - 3.5(2.7–4.7) 2.5(2.0–3.3) 2.6(2.1–3.2) 2.5(1.8–3.4) 2.6(1.9–3.4) 3.7(2.6–5.3)
Upper backb 4.7(3.5–6.4) 3.8(2.8–5.1) - 2.5(1.9–3.2) 2.6(2.1–3.2) 2.8(2.1–3.8) 3.3(2.5–4.3) 3.6(2.5–5.0)
Upper limbsb 3.1(2.2–4.3) 2.9(2.1–4.0) 2.7(2.0–3.6) - 2.0(1.6–2.4) 2.5(1.9–3.4) 3.1(2.4–4.1) 3.3(2.4–4.7)
Low backb 3.6(2.6–5.0) 3.4(2.5–4.7) 3.2(2.4–4.3) 2.1(1.7–2.7) - 2.7(2.0–3.6) 2.3(1.8–3.0) 2.9(2.1–4.1)
Upper leg/kneeb 2.4 (1.7–3.4) 2.6(1.8–3.6) 2.8(2.1–3.8) 2.3(1.8–3.0) 2.3(1.8–2.8) - 3.0(2.3–3.9) 5.0(3.6–6.9)
Lower Legb 3.5(2.6–4.8) 2.8(2.0–3.9) 3.5(2.6–4.7) 3.0(2.3–3.8) 2.1(1.7–2.6) 3.1(2.4–4.2) - 7.1(5.0–9.9)
Ankle/Feetb 3.3(2.4–4.6) 3.5(2.6–4.9) 3.2(2.4–4.3) 2.8(2.1–3.6) 2.3(1.8–2.8) 4.3(3.2–5.6) 5.1(4.0–6.4) -
  1. PR (95 % CI). aTreated as the dependent variable. bTreated as the independent variable