Open Access Research article

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

Lauren Churcher1, Christina H Chan1 and Elizabeth M Badley12*

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1 Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst Street, MP10-322, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8, Canada

2 Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

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BMC Public Health 2013, 13:326  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-326

Published: 10 April 2013

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Results from sensitivity analysis: Log-Poisson regressions with study population aged 25-44.

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Prevalence of chronic conditions among different occupational groups, by age group. Data from the Canadian Community Health Survey 2007/2008.

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Results from Log-Poisson regressions adjusted for comorbidity.

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