The Influence of Different Factors on Workers' Disability Due to Low Back Pain

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified March 2014 by Kovacs Foundation
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Francisco M. Kovacs, Kovacs Foundation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00667316
First received: April 24, 2008
Last updated: March 11, 2014
Last verified: March 2014

April 24, 2008
March 11, 2014
February 2008
May 2014   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
The influence of different factors on risk of sick leave for low back pain [ Time Frame: 18 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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The Influence of Different Factors on Workers' Disability Due to Low Back Pain
Study to Identify the Influence of Different Factors on Workers' Disability Due to Low Back Pain

The purpose of this study is to determine, in Spanish workers, the influence of different factors (personal, psychological, work related and clinical) on the risk of being on sick leave during the 18 months after baseline assessment, and on the duration of that sick leave.

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Observational
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample

Workers from companies and workers' health care organizations who are currently active.

Low Back Pain
Behavioral: Set of questionnaires (respondent)
A set of questionnaires to determine risk factors for sick leave due to low back pain.
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Workers from companies and workers' health care organizations who go for their periodic medical checkup.
Intervention: Behavioral: Set of questionnaires (respondent)

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
7200
September 2014
May 2014   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who get their checkups at participating health services
  • With a labor contract that won't make it likely that they stop work before the next 18 months, for causes other than their health
  • Who sign the informed consent form

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Don't sign the informed consent form
  • Inability to fill our the questionnaires
  • Bedridden
  • Rheumatologic inflammatory disease, cancer or fibromyalgia
  • Suspicion of fibromyalgia
  • Red flags for systemic disease
  • Criteria for surgery
  • Criteria for urgent referral to surgery
Both
18 Years to 65 Years
Yes
Contact: Francisco M Kovacs, MD, PhD 34-971-720-809 kovacs@kovacs.org
Contact: María Teresa Gil del Real, MPH 34-913-440-244 mtgildelreal@kovacs.org
Spain
 
NCT00667316
FK-I-25
Yes
Francisco M. Kovacs, Kovacs Foundation
Kovacs Foundation
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Study Director: Francisco M Kovacs, MD, PhD Kovacs Foundation, Palma de Mallorca, 07012, Spain
Principal Investigator: Mario Gestoso, MD Kovacs Foundation,Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Kovacs Foundation
March 2014

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