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Table 2 Demographic profile of the study population

From: Experiences of employees with arm, neck or shoulder complaints: a focus group study

Participant ID number Gender Age (years) Education level Profession Organization Hours of work per week Hours on PC per day Body region of complaints Duration of complaints (weeks) Disability score on work (0–10)
1 Female 56 AHE Lecturer, supervisor, coach HAN 26 2.0 Shoulder, neck 20 6
2 Female 44 PSVE Secretary HAN 32 6.0 Wrist, lower arm, shoulder, neck 52 2
3 Female 44 SSCE Administrative assistant HAN 18 4.0 Hand, elbow, upper arm, shoulder, neck 104 4
4 Female 51 HPE Senior analyst IVF laboratory RUMC 32 2.0 Lower arm, upper arm, shoulder, neck 104 2
5 Female 48 AHE Research coordinator RUMC 36 6.0 Shoulder, neck 780 3
6 Female 54 HPE Intensive care nurse RUMC 20 2.0 Shoulder 936 4
7 Female 46 HPE Nurse RUMC 32 2.0 Shoulder, neck 31 7
8 Female 55 HPE Outpatient assistant RUMC 28 8.0 Upper arm, shoulder, neck 104 0
9 Male 44 SSCE Security officer RUMC 40 6.5 Hand, wrist, shoulder, neck 400 6
10 Female 56 HPE Intensive care nurse RUMC 32 3.0 Hand, upper arm, shoulder, neck 416 5
11 Female 47 SSCE Senior sterilization employee RUMC 32 0.5 Shoulder, neck 30 3
12 Female 25 AHE PhD student RUMC 27 6.0 Wrist, neck 104 3
13 Female 42 HPE Analyst RUMC 32 6.0 Shoulder 70 7
14 Female 55 AHE Pharmacist / PhD student RUMC 50 5.5 Shoulder 76 3
15 Female 37 HPE Lecturer, trainer RUMC 24 6.0 Shoulder, neck 104 0
  1. PSVE = Preparatory secondary vocational education, SSCE = Senior secondary vocational education, HPE = Higher professional education, AHE = Academic higher education, HAN = HAN University of Applied Sciences, RUMC = Radboud university medical center.