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Table 5 Prevalence odd ratios for consequences of musculoskeletal problems by gender.

From: Prevalence and consequences of musculoskeletal symptoms in symphony orchestra musicians vary by gender: a cross-sectional study

  Men
(N = 208)
Women
(N = 134)
  OR OR (95% CI)
Impact on level of function   
Impaired/changed playing 1.0 3.3 (2.4 - 4.5)
Daily activities at home 1.0 2.8 (1.9 - 4.2)
Leisure time activities 1.0 1.9 (1.6 - 2.3)
Sleep 1.0 2.7 (1.9 - 3.9)
Behavioural consequences   
Pausing from practicing 1.0 2.4 (1.9 - 3.0)
Pausing from rehearsals 1.0 1.6 (0.9 - 2.7)
Omitting playing at concerts 1.0 1.4 (1.0 - 1.9)
Sick-leave 1.0 1.7 (1.2 - 2.3)
Use of painkillers 1.0 2.0 (1.6 - 2.6)
  1. All analyses were adjusted for age, instrument group, number of playing years on main instrument, and had orchestra of employment as cluster variable. Prevalence odds ratios with P-value < 0.05 are marked with bold.
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