Skip to main content

Table 5 Multivariate analysis of related factors to multisite and single-site pain 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

Associated factors Multisite pain vs No pain (n = 759) Single-pain vs No pain (n = 693) Multisite pain vs Single-site pain (n = 538)
PR 95 % CI PR 95 % CI PR 95 % CI
High exposure to material handling and awkward postures 1.5 (1.1–2.0) 1.2 (0.8–1.6) 1.3 (0.9–1.7)
High repetitive movements 1.2 (0.9–1.6) 1.2 (0.8–1.6) 1.1 (0.8–1.4)
High strain: High psychological demand and low job control 1.2 (1.0–1.6) 1.2 (0.9–1.7) 1.0 (0.8–1.3)
Low social support 1.3 (1.0–1.7) 1.3 (1.0–1.7) 1.0 (0.8–1.3)
Gender: female 1.7 (1.3–2.3) 1.4 (1.0–2.0) 1.3 (0.9–1.7)
Overweight 1.1 (0.9–1.4) 1.2 (0.9–1.6) 0.9 (0.8–1.2)
Above 37 yrs 0.9 (0.7–1.2) 0.9 (0.7–1.2) 1.0 (0.8–1.3)
No leisure-time physical activity 1.0 (0.8–1.3) 1.0 (0.8–1.4) 1.0 (0.8–1.3)