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Table 4 Number of cases and percentages of strong (low) back pain and neck/shoulder pain in men and women by degree of work-to-life conflict

From: Work-life conflict and musculoskeletal disorders: a cross-sectional study of an unexplored association

  Suffer a lot from backache or lower back pain Suffer a lot from neck or shoulder pain
  Men Women Men Women
  N % N % N % N %
Work-to-life conflict         
   Very low (0-3) 23 4.2 25 5.6 28 5.1 37 8.2
   Low (4-7) 97 7.4 76 8.9 79 6.0 117 13.6
   Moderate (8-11) 86 9.1 80 11.0 97 10.3 149 20.3
   High (12-15) 53 12.1 69 19.1 69 15.9 109 30.1
   Very high (16-20) 18 19.1 24 27.3 23 24.2 37 42.0
Total 277 8.3 274 11.0 296 8.9 449 18.0