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Table 2 Presence of self-reported risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders

From: Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in dentists

    Score
  n % Mean SD
Physical load:     
   Repetitive shoulder/hand movements 284 66.0   
   Strenuous (awkward) posture 225 52.3   
   Strenuous shoulder/hand movements 66 15.3   
   High exposure to vibrating tools 329 76.5   
Psychosocial load:     
   Job control    28.58 19.83
   Work demands    37.38 25.79
General health:     
   Need for recovery    40.28 29.07
   Perceived general health    31.22 22.76