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Öga-nacke/skuldra problem hos en grupp synskadade män och kvinnor i åldrarna 17-92 år: En kvantitativ tvärsnittsstudie
University of Gävle, Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies, Department of Occupational and Public Health Sciences.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence of self-reported visual and neck/shoulder complaints among individuals with a low vision diagnosis. The study also aimed to examine whether there was an association between the degree of self-rated visual and the neck/shoulder complaints. There was a questionnaire survey that was conducted on patients that visits an eye center in a county in central Sweden. There were a total of 18 people participated in the survey, between 17-92 years old. The questionnaire contained 22 questions and was analyzed with SPSS. The results showed how the distributions of answers were to the questions about the respondents’ vision respectively of respondents’ musculoskeletal problems. Results also showed that there was an association between the degree of self- rated visual difficulties and the degree of self- rated neck/shoulder disorder. The results in this study support the hypothesis that a relationship exists between visual and musculoskeletal problems.

Abstract [sv]

Syftet med denna studie varatt beskriva förekomsten av självskattade syn och nacke/skuldra besvär hospersoner med ögonsjukdomar. Studien syftade också till att undersöka om det fannsett samband mellan graden av självskattade synbesvär och självskattade besvär inacke/skuldra. Enkätundersökning genomfördes på patienter som besökte ensyncentral i ett län i mellersta Sverige. Totalt 18 personer deltog iundersökningen, inom ålderskategorin 17-92 år gamla. Enkäten innehöll 22 frågorinklusive bakgrundsfrågor om kön och livsfaktorer som sedan analyserades medhjälp av databasen SPSS. Resultaten visade hur fördelningarna av svaren påfrågorna om respondenternas syn respektive muskuloskeletala problem. Resultatetvisade också att det fanns ett statistiskt signifikant samband mellan graden avsjälvbeskattade synbesvär och graden av självbeskattade nacke/skuldra besvär.Resultaten ger stöd för hypotesen att det finns en relation mellan öga-nacke/skuldrabesvär hos synsvaga individer.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 19 p.
Keyword [en]
complaints, disabled persons, low vision, musculoskeletal system, visually impaired persons
Keyword [sv]
funktionshindrade, muskuloskeletala systemet, smärta. synnedsättning, synskadade
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Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-18755Archive number: SGHPK-H14-5OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-18755DiVA: diva2:780281
Subject / course
Public health science
Educational program
Health education
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Available from: 2015-01-30 Created: 2015-01-14 Last updated: 2015-01-30Bibliographically approved

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