Prevalence and determinants of musculoskeletal problems among university students in Ajman UAE
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HDPCS Program, Faculty College of Medicine, Gulf Medical University, Ajman, UAE
Publication date: 2023-04-26
Popul. Med. 2023;5(Supplement):A1552
Musculoskeletal disorders is a major public health issue. Musculoskeletal pain is one of the major reasons for decrease in the attendance in the class.

To determine the prevalence and factors of musculoskeletal pain among university students in Ajman UAE

Materials and Methods:
This research was conducted among medical university students from year one to five. A total of 1008 students participated. An online self-administered questionnaire was used. In addition to socio-demographic details and factors, the Nordic questionnaire was used to obtain information to achieve the objectives. SPSS version 27 was used for analysis. Association between dependent and independent variables were assessed using Chi-square test. Statistical significance was set at p

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