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Tables 5 Risk Perceived and Risk Detected for Biomechanical and Ergonomic: Comparison for Age

From: Prevalence of work related musculoskeletal disorders in Italian workers: is there an underestimation of the related occupational risk factors?

Biomechanical and Ergonomic risk Age
19–24 25–34 35–44 45–54 55–64
N (%) Res. N (%) Res. N (%) Res. N (%) Res. N (%) Res.
No Risk Perceived/No Risk Detected 159 (42.3) −2.7 747 (48.4) −0.6 1209 (47.1) −2.4 1202 (49.8) 0.8 610 (55.5) 4.5
Risk Perceived /Risk Detected 37 (9.8) −1.1 174 (11.3) −0.6 344 (13.4) 3.3 280 (11.6) −0.2 100 (9.1) −2.9
No Risk Perceived/Risk Detected 30 (8.0) 1.4 99 (6.4) 0.3 148 (5.8) −1.2 160 (6.6) 1.0 61 (5.6) −1.0
Risk Perceived /No Risk Detected 150 (39.9) 2.9 523 (33.9) 0.9 865 (33.7) 1.0 771 (32.0) −1.3 329 (29.9) −2.3
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