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JBUMS 2018, 20(7): 21-27 Back to browse issues page
Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Pains and the Demographic Factors Related to the Pain Locations in Patients with Chronic Trauma
AJ Mozafari Comeshtappeh, SM Esmaeilnejad Ganji , M Bahrami Feridoni, M Falsafi
2. Cancer Research Center, Health Research Institute, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol I.R.Iran , smsnganji@yahoo.com
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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Chronic trauma can be a risk factor for most of the musculoskeletal disorders. Also, identifying the related factors can help to control it better. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of chronic musculoskeletal pains and the relation between their locations and demographic factors.
METHODS: This cross-sectional study was performed on 1000 traumatic patients who referred to orthopedics clinic of Shahid Beheshti hospital during 2016-2017. Demographic characteristics (age, sex, occupation, education, weight and height) and clinical information of the patients were obtained.
FINDINGS: Of the 1,000 patients referred, 223 (22.3%) had chronic pain. The most common site of pain was the waist (n = 100, 44.8%) and the lowest incidence of pain was in the heel (n=2.9%). The pain in the lower limbs was higher in women (30.9% vs. 16.9%, p=0.006). Chronic trauma of the upper limbs in individuals less than 45 years old (22.4%) was more than those aged 65-45 years (17.1%) and over 65 years old (1.7%) (p = 0.002). ). The neck and waist pain in the group of upper the diploma (69.7%) was higher than the diploma (59%) (p = 0.004). Lower limb pain in housewives (34.5%) was higher than employees (18.3%) and those with free or agricultural occupation (18.9%) (p=0.018).
CONCLUSION: According to the results, chronic traumatic pain had a considerable prevalence rate. The most common location of the pain was the low back.
Keywords: Trauma, Chronic Pain, Musculoskeletal Pain
Type of Study: Cross Sectional | Subject: Ortopedy
Received: 2018/01/4 | Accepted: 2018/05/21 | Published: 2018/06/18
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Mozafari Comeshtappeh A, Esmaeilnejad Ganji S, Bahrami Feridoni M, Falsafi M. Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Pains and the Demographic Factors Related to the Pain Locations in Patients with Chronic Trauma. JBUMS. 2018; 20 (7) :21-27
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