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Table 2 Physical exposure on the right side

From: Work-related neck and upper limb disorders – quantitative exposure–response relationships adjusted for personal characteristics and psychosocial conditions

  Men Women
Ng Nw Np Mean (Range) Ng Nw Np Mean (Range)
Head
 Forward inclination (°) 90th percentile 17 148 1107 47 (21–66) 27 357 3848 40 (25–52)
 Velocity (°/s) 50th percentile 17 148 1107 16 (3–51) 27 357 3848 11 (4–21)
Trapezius
 Activity (% MVE) 90th percentile 16 141 1051 12 (6–31) 29 506 4233 15 (8–24)
Upper arm
 Elevation (°) 90th percentile 17 148 1107 51 (42–58) 25 362 3828 53 (42–67)
 Velocity (°/s) 50th percentile 17 148 1107 45 (6–209) 24 342 3804 31 (6–73)
Forearm extensor
 Activity (% MVE) 90th percentile 15 129 931 21 (3–52) 23 267 3521 25 (12–41)
Wrist
 Palmar flexion (°) 50th percentile 16 139 1051 −11 (−21 – − 2) 34 546 4669 −13 (−30–3)
 Velocity (°/s) 50th percentile 16 139 1051 16 (2–55) 34 546 4669 16 (2–45)
  1. Number of groups (Ng) and workers (Nw) with recordings. Number of participants that were assigned exposure data (Np). Means and ranges of assigned exposure