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Table 4 Effect coefficients of the variables in producing musculoskeletal symptoms

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

Variable Direct effect Indirect effect P value
Posture group A 0.937 0.734 P < 0.001
Posture group B 0.912 0.714 P < 0.001
Coupling 0.743 0.582 P < 0.001
Contact stress 0.348 0.272 P < 0.001
Load 0.840 0.658 P < 0.001
Force 0.815 0.638 P < 0.001
Static activity 0.747 0.585 P < 0.001
Repetitive activity 0.748 0.586 P < 0.001
Rapid movement 0.670 0.525 P < 0.001
Throwing motion 0.751 0.588 P < 0.001
Hand – arm vibration 0.446 0.349 P < 0.001
Whole body vibration 0.328 0.257 P < 0.001
Air temperature 0.442 0.346 P < 0.001
Work – rest cycle 0.614 0.481 P < 0.001
Strain 0.783 - P < 0.001