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Table 3 Correlation matrix of the studied variables

From: Development of modified rapid entire body assessment (MOREBA) method for predicting the risk of musculoskeletal disorders in the workplaces

Variable 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
1 Posture group A -               
2 Posture group B 0.843** -              
3 Coupling 0.698** 0.734** -             
4 Contact stress 0.327** 0.301** 0.119* -            
5 Load 0.760** 0.793** 0.590** 0.315** -           
6 Force 0.746** 0.765** 0.583** 0.281** 0.695** -          
7 Static activity 0.653** 0.705** 0.523** 0.364** 0.646** 0.600** -         
8 Repetitive activity 0.687** 0.727** 0.512** 0.361** 0.589** 0.606** 0.581** -        
9 Rapid movement 0.610** 0.635** 0.450** 0.224** 0.580** 0.536** 0.517** 0.491** -       
10 Throwing motion 0.703** 0.692** 0.506** 0.290** 0.673** 0.633** 0.587** 0.531** 0.483** -      
11 Hand – arm vibration 0.397** 0.404** 0.325** 0.143* 0.383** 0.387** 0.353** 0.325** 0.291** 0.280** -     
12 Whole body vibration 0.260** 0.357** 0.257** 0.076 0.298** 0.260** 0.191** 0.184** 0.165** 0.273** 0.192** -    
13 Air temperature 0.394** 0.394** 0.368** 0.103 0.383** 0.319** 0.343** 0.281** 0.297** 0.316** 0.333** 0.173** -   
14 Work – rest cycle 0.550** 0.572** 0.440** 0.203** 0.501** 0.534** 0.442** 0.526** 0.438** 0.458** 0.504** 0.175** 0.333** -  
15 CMDQ score 0.761** 0.709** 0.600** 0.253** 0.634** 0.621** 0.593** 0.545** 0.537** 0.560** 0.389** 0.250** 0.450** 0.443** -
  1. ** P < 0.01
  2. * P < 0.05