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Table 3 Medians (Md) and quartiles (Q1;Q3) for the background variables Presence of musculoskeletal disorders and Sick-leave for those included in the regression analyses.

From: Responsibility for managing musculoskeletal disorders – A cross-sectional postal survey of attitudes

  "Responsibility Self Active" "Responsibility Out of my hands" "Responsibility Employer" "Responsibility Medical Professionals"
  Md Q1; Q3 Md Q1; Q3 Md Q1; Q3 Md Q1; Q3
Presence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD)         
- No musculoskeletal disorders 11 7; 14 5 3; 7.5 7 5; 9 13 9; 16
- Suffered from musculoskeletal disorders 13 9.25; 17 5 3; 7 6 5; 8 10 7; 13
Sick-leave         
- No sick-leave 12 9; 16 5 3; 7 6 4; 8 11 7, 14
- Sick-leave but not for MSD 14.5 10; 18 5 3; 7 7 5; 9 11 8, 13
- MSD related sick-leave 15 8; 19 7 3; 10 8 6; 11 11 7.5; 15