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Chronic back problems and labor force participation in a national population survey: Impact of comorbid arthritis

TitleChronic back problems and labor force participation in a national population survey: Impact of comorbid arthritis
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsChurcher, L., Chan C., and Badley E. M.
JournalBMC Public Health
Volume13
Pages1 - 10
Keywordsarthritis, back problems, comorbidity, employment
Abstract

{Background Back problems and arthritis are common chronic conditions, while having back problems is a frequent reason for lost work time. The objective of this study was to investigate employment status amongst individuals who report having both back problems and arthritis, compared to having either condition alone. Methods We analyzed data from the 2007/2008 Canadian Community Health Survey (ages 25-64

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