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Table 1 Study Characteristics

From: Prevalence of and prevention for work-related upper limb disorders among physical therapists: a systematic review

Author Year of Publication Place of Study Study Design Number of Participants (n) Outcome Measure
Adegoke et al. [13] 2008 Nigeria Cross-Sectional Study 126 (46F, 80M) Survey based on Cromie et al. [5] and West and Gardner [21]
Alnaser and Aljadi [14] 2019 State of Kuwait Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study 312 (186F, 126M) Questionnaire adapted from Holder et al. [15]
Buddhadev and Kotecha [16] 2012 Saurashtra Region, India Cross-Sectional Study 29a Self-designed questionnaire
Campo et al. [17] 2019 United States Mixed-Methods Study 962 (576F, 382M) Self-designed survey based on Campo et al. [16] and the NMQ [22]
Campo et al. [18] 2008 United States Prospective Cohort Study w/ 1-year Follow-Up 881 (627F, 254M) Self-designed questionnaire based on the NMQ [22]
Chung et al. [19] 2013 Korea Cross-Sectional Study 157 (74F, 83M) Self-administered questionnaire based on Adegoke et al. [13]
Cromie et al. [5] 2000 Australia Cross-Sectional Study 536 (418F, 118M) Self-designed survey WMSD aspect based on the NMQ [22]
Glover et al. [20] 2005 United Kindom Cross-Sectional Study 2593 (2318F, 275M) Self-designed survey based on Cromie et al.[5], West and Gardner [24], and the Standardised Nordic Questionnaire [25]
McMahon et al. [21] 2006 Australia Cross-Sectional Study 961 (746F, 215M) Self-designed questionnaire
Rossettini et al. [22] 2016 Italy Cross-Sectional Study 219 (90F, 126M) Self-designed questionnaire
Rozenfeld et al. [23] 2010 Israel Cross-Sectional Study 123 (82F, 41M) Questionnaire based on Cromie et al. [5]
West and Gardner [24] 2001 Australia Cross-Sectional Study 217 (178F, 39M) Self-designed questionnaire
  1. Abbreviations: F Female, M Male
  2. aGender breakdown not reported