|Document ID (ISN)||103346|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
|Convention or series no.
||Thelin A., Vingňrd E., Holmberg S.
||Osteoarthritis of the hip joint and farm work
||Feb. 2004, Vol.45, No.2, p.202-209. 44 ref.
||A group of 369 farmers with hip joint osteoarthritis were identified together with a matched control group of farmers without hip or knee problems. All were invited to an interview and physical examination. The following risk factors of osteoarthritis of the hip were found: working in larger dairy and swine operations; milking more than 40 cows daily (odds ratio OR=4.5 compared to farmers not working in dairy production); working more than five hours per day in animal barns over a long period of time (OR=13.3 compared to those who did not work with animals). However, working on large farms (>100ha) had a significantly decreased risk (OR=0.14 compared to working on smaller farms).
||occupational diseases; agriculture; risk factors; osteoarthritis
||livestock rearing; pelvis; case-control study; medical examinations; dairy farming; length of exposure; handling of animals
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Sweden|
||Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system