Frecuencia de factores ocupacionales asociados a astenopía en trabajadores usuarios de pantallas de visualización de datos de empresas del rubro construcción en Huaraz, 2019

Translated title of the contribution: Frequency of occupational factors associated with astenopia inworkers who use data visualization screens of companies in the construction sector in Huaraz, 2019

Juan J. López-Camones, Lisbeth J. Rojas-Meza, Jorge Osada

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Abstract

Objective: To determine the freequency of occupational faactors assoociated with asthenopia in users of data display screens (DDS) of companies in the construction sector of Huaraz, 2019 Methods: Observational, cross-sectional, quantitative approach research.234 DDS user workers were surveyed with 6 or more months in the current job position and more than 4 hours a day in front of the DDS. The Visual Computer Syndrome Questionnaire (CVS-Q) allowed to identify asthenopia. Chi Squaare Test, U Mann Whitney and prevalence ratio allowed us to identify the factors associated with asthenopia.The statistical package SPSS version 25, was used. Results: The average age was 35.8 years, 73.08% were male, 77.78% used ergonomic chair, 60.68% take short breaks, 35.47% and 86.75% worked with adequate lighting and distance to the PVD, respectively, and 14.53% presented asthenopia.The administrative job position (p <0.001), the taking of short breaks (p=0.023), the inadequate level of illumination of the work environment (p <0.001), the inadequate distance in front of the DDS (p <0.001), the extensive working time in the current area (p <0.001), the high number of daily hours in front of the DDS (p <0.001), age (p <0.001), feemale seex (p = 0.001) and myopia (p = 0.011) weere factors assoociated wiith asthenopia. Conclusion: Administrative workers, female, older, with longer working time and hours a day in front of the PVD, who work with inadequate lighting and distance in front of the PVD and have myopia are more likely to suffer asthenopia.

Translated title of the contributionFrequency of occupational factors associated with astenopia inworkers who use data visualization screens of companies in the construction sector in Huaraz, 2019
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)56-66
Number of pages11
JournalRevista de la Asociacion Espanola de Especialistas en Medicina del Trabajo
Volume29
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2020

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