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Table 1 Responses to survey questions on the consequences of neck pain (N = 174)

From: Consequences and management of neck pain by female office workers: results of a survey and clinical assessment

Survey question   Percent (n)
Have you ever had to change jobs or duties because of neck trouble? No 90.8 % (158)
Yes 9.2 % (16)
Has neck trouble caused you to reduce your activity at work during the last 12 months? No 77.6 % (135)
Yes 22.4 % (39)
Has neck trouble caused you to reduce your leisure activity during the last 12 months? No 58.0 % (101)
Yes 42.0 % (73)
Have you ever been absent from work during the last 12 months because of neck trouble? No 42.5 % (74)
Yes 57.5 % (100)
What is the total length of time that neck trouble has prevented you from doing your normal work (at home or away from home) during the last 12 months? 0 days 54.6 % (95)
1-7days 30.5 % (53)
8-30days 8.6 % (15)
>30 days 6.3 % (11)
Have you ever been absent from work during the last 12 months because of neck trouble? No 79.3 % (138)
Yes 20.7 % (36)
Have you ever submitted a worker’s compensation claim because of neck trouble? No 94.8 % (165)
Yes 5.2 % (9)