What is it about?
This study estimated the prevalence of LBP among academic teaching staff at King Abdulaziz University, as well as to identify its socio-demographic and work-related risk factors. The findings of this study have shown that there is a major problem of low back pain among academic staff at King Abdulaziz University and that the situation in other higher education institutions in Saudi Arabia is changing.
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Why is it important?
To date, few studies have been carried out among the university’s academic teaching staff in developing countries, while teachers are a high-riskLBPcommunity. To the authors’ knowledge, there have been no published studies in Saudi Arabia that have estimated risk factors for LBP among teaching staff. They have conducted only a fewstudies in the faculty of dentists, particularly in the city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
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This page is a summary of: The prevalence of low back pain and risk factors in academic teaching staff at King Abdulaziz University Jeddah:\\ A cross-sectional study, Work, March 2023, IOS Press, DOI: 10.3233/wor-211389.
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