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Table 4 Frequency of musculoskeletal complaint variables stratified by gender

From: Computer work and self-reported variables on anthropometrics, computer usage, work ability, productivity, pain, and physical activity

  Women Men
  N % N %
Musculoskeletal pain
Number of days with neck/dominant shoulder complaints in the last 12 months*     
0 51 10.4 19 15.7
1-7 86 17.5 31 25.6
8-30 93 18.9 21 17.4
31-90 59 12.0 11 9.1
>90 106 21.5 20 16.5
Every day 97 19.7 19 15.7
Number of days with dominant elbow/forearm complaints in the last 12 months*     
0 159 33.3 49 42.2
1-7 70 14.7 18 15.5
8-30 69 14.5 16 13.8
31-90 57 11.9 9 7.8
>90 64 13.4 17 14.7
Every day 58 12.2 7 6.0
  1. * Highest number of days with complaints was taken in consideration.