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Table 1 Sociodemographic and work-related data of the subjects (n = 68)

From: German version of the Cornell Musculoskeletal Discomfort Questionnaire (CMDQ): translation and validation

Age (years) Total 44.8 ± 12.6
  >29 9 (13,2)
  30–39 16 (23,5)
  40–49 19 (27,9)
  50–59 13 (19,1)
  ≥60 11 (16,2)
Gender   
  Female 31 (45.6)
  Male 37 (54.4)
Education   
  Skilled worker 14 (20.6)
  Vocational school 26 (38.2)
  High school/technical school level 11 (16.2)
  College level/University 17 (25.0)
Professional situation   
  Mainly physical workload 25 (36.8)
  Mainly mental workload 43 (63.2)
Health condition   
  Musculoskeletal disorders 60 (88.2)
Prevalence of pain/complaints in the last week   
  Neck 26 (38.2)
  Shoulders 20 (29.4)
  Upper back 21 (30.9)
  Upper arm 7 (10.3)
  Lower back 37 (54.4)
  Forearm 6 (8.8)
  Wrists 11 (16.2)
  Hip/Buttocks 12 (17.6)
  Thighs 4 (5.9)
  Knees 15 (22.1)
  Lower leg 3 (4.4)
  Foot 12 (17.6)
  1. Quantitative variables (age): mean ± standard deviation; categorical variables: frequency (percentage)