ความชุกของความผิดปกติทางระบบกระดูกและกล้ามเนื้อ ในกลุ่มอาชีพตัดเย็บ จังหวัดขอนแก่น

  • นงลักษณ์ ทศทิศ Khon Kean University
  • รุ้งทิพย์ พันธุเมธากุล Khon Kean University
  • วิชัย อึงพินิจพงศ์ Khon Kean University
  • พรรณี ปึงสุวรรณ Khon Kean University
  • ทิพาพร กาญจนราช Khon Kean University
Keywords: Prevalence, Musculoskeletal disorders, Sewing occupation

Abstract

Objective: To determine prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in the sewing occupation in Khon Kaen province. Materials  methods: Three hundred and ninety-eight workers of the sewing machine division of the clothes sewing factory were participated in this study. The participants were asked to fill out the Standard Nordic Questionnaire in Thai version. Results: This study found that the top three of the prevalence of joint pain in the last seven days were low back pain (32.7%, 95%CI: 28.0, 37.3), shoulder pain (27.4%, 95%CI: 22.9, 31.8) and hip pain (26.4%, 95% CI: 22.0, 30.7), respectively. The top three of the prevalence of joint pain in the last twelve months were low back pain (30.7%, 95%CI: 26.1, 35.2), shoulder pain (25.1%, 95%CI: 20.8, 29.4), and upper back pain (24.1%, 95% CI: 19.9, 28.3), respectively. And the top three of the sickness absence which affected by pain were low back pain (22.9%, 95%CI: 18.7, 27.0), hip pain (18.9%, 95%CI: 15.7, 23.5), and shoulder pain and upper back pain (19.4%, 95%CI: 15.4, 23.2), respectively. Conclusion: The findings of the study demonstrated that low back pain, shoulder pain and hip pain are common problems that were found in sewing clothes employees and could make them absent from work. Therefore it would be worth to further investigate the risk factors associated with these problems in the sewing occupation in order to prevent them suffering from the disorders.
Published
2014-10-26
Section
วิทยาศาสตร์สุขภาพ