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Table 3 The reported body parts affected by musculoskeletal disorders

From: Prevalence and predictors of work-related musculoskeletal disorders among workers of a gold mine in south Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Reported complainta All MSD complaints, n (%) Work-related complaints, n (%)
Lower back 79 (40.3) 29 (14.8)
Hips/thighs 43 (21.9) 18 (9.2)
Shoulder 23 (11.7) 16 (8.2)
Wrists/Hands 25 (12.7) 14 (7.1)
Upper back 33 (16.8) 12 (6.1)
Feet 37 (18.9) 12 (6.1)
Knees 16 (8.2) 9 (4.6)
Neck 18 (9.2) 8 (4.1)
  1. MSD musculoskeletal disorder, LBP low back pain 
  2. aMultiple responses