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Table 3 Multivariate logistic regression model predicting the risk factors of LBP among occupational groups in key industries in China, 2018–2020

From: Prevalence and risk factors analysis for low back pain among occupational groups in key industries of China

Variable Coefficient Waldχ2 AOR 95% CI P value
Always make the same movements with your trunk 0.451 254.409 1.57 1.486–1.66 0.000
Working in the same postures at a high pace 0.338 76.079 1.401 1.299–1.512 0.000
Trunk posture 0.285 208.993 1.33 1.28–1.383 0.000
Always turn round with your trunk 0.247 76.57 1.28 1.211–1.353 0.000
Often work overtime 0.173 45.938 1.189 1.131–1.25 0.000
Lift heavy loads (more than 20 kg) 0.154 26.14 1.166 1.099–1.237 0.000
Education level 0.14 80.491 1.15 1.115–1.186 0.000
Staff shortage 0.138 30.886 1.147 1.093–1.205 0.000
Working age (years) 0.116 162.307 1.123 1.103–1.143 0.000
Cigarette smoking 0.113 41.701 1.119 1.082–1.158 0.000
Use vibration tools at work 0.087 11.129 1.091 1.037–1.149 0.001
Body mass index (BMI) 0.082 14.221 1.086 1.04–1.133 0.000
Lift heavy loads (more than 5 kg) 0.075 5.345 1.078 1.011–1.149 0.021
Age (years) 0.032 4.576 1.033 1.003–1.064 0.032
Physical exercise −0.125 43.315 0.882 0.85–0.916 0.000
Standing often at work −0.178 22.741 0.837 0.778–0.9 0.000
Abundant resting time −0.532 390.399 0.587 0.557–0.619 0.000
  1. AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval