Neck Pain in Office Workers During Covid 19 Pandemic
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT05074407|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 12, 2021
Last Update Posted : May 17, 2022
Work content of office workers are using computers, conferences, presentations and talking on the phones. Static postures and repetitive writing and reading activities at inappropriate body postures are the most common activities of office workers. Decreased physical activity and prolonged computer use cause occupational safety problems and musculoskeletal problems. Neck pain is one of the most common problem in office workers and the studies have shown the incidence of neck pain in office workers is 34-49% .
The aim of this study to evaluate the effects of remote employee in neck pain in Office workers during covid 19 pandemic
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational [Patient Registry]|
|Actual Enrollment :||139 participants|
|Target Follow-Up Duration:||1 Day|
|Official Title:||Neck Pain in Office Workers and Remote Workers During Covid 19 Pandemic|
|Actual Study Start Date :||April 1, 2021|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||May 1, 2021|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||May 1, 2021|
- The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) [ Time Frame: questionnaire takes five minutes ]The BDI has 21 items that describe symptoms of depression. The questionnaire is in a multiple-choice format, and each item has a four-point scale variable from 0 (absent) to 3 (severe). The minimum score is 0 and the maximum score is 63
- The Nottingham Health Profile (NHP) [ Time Frame: questionnaire takes five minutes ]The NHP has two parts. The first part of the NHP has six domains that include pain, emotional reaction, sleep, social isolation, physical abilities, and energy level. The second part of the NHP assesses the presence of difficulties with performing daily activities
- Neck Pain and Disability Scale (NPDS) [ Time Frame: questionnaire takes five minutes ]The NPDS contains 20 items related with 4 dimensions as neck problems, pain intensitiy, emotion-cognition and interference with life activities. Each item is a 100 mm VAS with 6 sections from 0 to 5 marked at equal intervals. The score of items is ranging 0 (no pain or activity limitation) and 5 ( much pain or maximal limitation ). activities. the range of total score is 0 to100 and higher score indicate greater disability.
- Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) [ Time Frame: questionnaire takes five minutes ]The PSQI consists of 24 questions to assess patients'sleep dysfunction. 19 questions about sleep duration, latency and the frequency and severity of specific sleep-related problems. 5 questions are answered by the patient's bed partner or roommate and these five questions are used for clinical purposes. PSQI has seven components and the components are added to get global PSQI score. The global score has a range 0-21 and higher scores show lower sleep quality
- demographic form [ Time Frame: questionnaire takes five minutes ]Sociodemographic features including age, gender, marital status, education level, comorbid diseases, height, weight, kind of working (office worker or remote employee) were assessed.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT05074407
|Kırklareli, Turkey, 39750|
|Principal Investigator:||betül çiftçi||Kırklareli University|