A screening tool for the risk of disability retirement due to musculoskeletal disorders

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dc.contributor.author Shiri, Rahman
dc.contributor.author Heliövaara, Markku
dc.contributor.author Ahola, Kirsi
dc.contributor.author Kaila-Kangas, Leena
dc.contributor.author Haukka, Eija
dc.contributor.author Kausto, Johanna
dc.contributor.author Saastamoinen, Peppiina
dc.contributor.author Leino-Arjas, Päivi
dc.contributor.author Lallukka, Tea
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-31T08:01:24Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-31T08:01:24Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation Shiri , R , Heliövaara , M , Ahola , K , Kaila-Kangas , L , Haukka , E , Kausto , J , Saastamoinen , P , Leino-Arjas , P & Lallukka , T 2018 , ' A screening tool for the risk of disability retirement due to musculoskeletal disorders ' , Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health , vol. 44 , no. 1 , pp. 37-46 . https://doi.org/10.5271/sjweh.3684
dc.identifier.other PURE: 97975675
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: 167805ac-c6eb-47bc-95e3-d65fd3c7dfc5
dc.identifier.other WOS: 000418916600005
dc.identifier.other Scopus: 85040072077
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/231788
dc.description.abstract Objective This study aimed to develop and validate a risk screening tool using a points system to assess the risk of future disability retirement due to musculoskeletal disorders (MSD). Methods The development population, the Health 2000 Survey, consisted of a nationally representative sample of Finnish employees aged 30-60 years (N=3676), and the validation population, the Helsinki Health Study, consisted of employees of the City of Helsinki aged 40-60 years (N=6391). Both surveys were linked to data on disability retirement awards due to MSD from national register for an 11-year follow-up. Results The discriminative ability of the model with seven predictors was good (Gonen and Heller's K concordance statistic=0.821). We gave points to seven predictors: sex-dependent age, level of education, pain limiting daily activities, multisite musculoskeletal pain, history of arthritis, and surgery for a spinal disorder or carpal tunnel syndrome. A score of >= 3 out of 7 (top 30% of the index) had good sensitivity (83%) and specificity (70%). Individuals at the top 30% of the risk index were at 29 [95% confidence interval (CI) 15-55) times higher risk of disability retirement due to MSD than those at the bottom 40%. Conclusion This easy-to-use screening tool based on self-reported risk factor profiles can help identify individuals at high risk for disability retirement due to MSD. en
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health
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dc.subject MSD
dc.subject musculoskeletal disease
dc.subject prediction
dc.subject prevention
dc.subject PHYSICAL WORK LOAD
dc.subject FOLLOW-UP
dc.subject PENSION
dc.subject POPULATION
dc.subject PREDICTORS
dc.subject ABILITY
dc.subject FINNS
dc.subject PAIN
dc.subject 3142 Public health care science, environmental and occupational health
dc.title A screening tool for the risk of disability retirement due to musculoskeletal disorders en
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.organization Center for Population, Health and Society
dc.contributor.organization Department of Public Health
dc.contributor.organization Clinicum
dc.contributor.organization University of Helsinki
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.5271/sjweh.3684
dc.relation.issn 0355-3140
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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