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Table 1 Participants’ characteristics

From: Using an intervention mapping approach to develop prevention and rehabilitation strategies for musculoskeletal pain among surgeons

Participant Gender Age range (years) Surgical specialty Years in MIS Presence of musculoskeletal pain Body region with pain
Christian Male 50–59 Gastrointestinal + 20 Yes Neck and lower back
Martin Male 40–49 Gastrointestinal 11–15 Yes Neck, shoulder, hands, lower back and knees
David Male 40–49 Gastrointestinal 6–10 No  
Andreas Male 40–49 Gynaecology and Obstetrics 11–15 Yes Neck and lower back
Pia Female 50–59 Gynaecology and Obstetrics 16–20 No  
Susanne Female 50–59 Gynaecology and Obstetrics 6–10 Yes Neck and lower back
  1. All participants’ names are pseudonyms