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Table 2 Frequency of work-related musculoskeletal disorders among 200 studied nurses

From: Frequency and risk factors of musculoskeletal pain in nurses at a tertiary centre in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: a cross sectional study

WMSDs Frequency Percentage
Total symptoms 169 85
Trunk
   Neck 40 20
   Mid-back 10 5
   Lower back 130 65.7
Upper limb
   Shoulder 58 29
   Elbow 6 3
   Wrist/hand 20 10
Lower limb
   Hip/thigh/buttocks 33 16.5
   Knee 42 21
   Ankle/foot 83 41.5
  1. WMSDs: Work-related musculoskeletal disorders, CI: confidence interval.